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KITCHEN CABINET
sa   DISH STORAGE & DISPLAY
sa   KITCHEN CABINET DOOR & DRAWER
sa   KITCHEN ISLAND
sa   SPICE & TEA STORAGE
x   PANTRY
xx   CABINET
xx   KITCHEN
xx   KITCHEN FURNITURE

Folding "A-shape" legs with padded feet and padded top serves as a "third hand" when installing wall-hung cabinets.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Spring 1986 (v.2#1) pg. 21

Preparing oak veneer kitchen cabinets to receive a new finish without stripping the old finish.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #28 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 10

Building kitchen cabinets. Designing and making face-frame cabinets. How to combine base and wall cabinets in a well-planned kitchen.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #59 Jun 1997 pg. 36

Appliance garage. Corner cabinet stores countertop kitchen appliances (mixer, toaster, coffee maker, ...) behind extra-wide bifold doors.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #74 Aug 1999 pg. 62

Simple method for adding vertical dividers to kitchen base cabinets.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #96 Oct 2002 pg. 17

Photo shows built-in pantry shelves. Doors are "invisible" when covered with vinyl paper that simulates ceramic tiles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1971 (v.49#5) pg. 42

Photo shows pre-built kitchen cabinet mounted on casters with a plastic laminate top and drop leaf on each side. Est. cost: $76.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 62

Photo shows under-the-cabinet storage shelf with drop front.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1971 (v.49#10) pg. 56

Photo shows swing-out pantry, 6x3x1ft. deep, with shelves mounted on door as well.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1971 (v.49#10) pg. 58

Nine ways to make your kitchen more efficient. Racks and shelves you can build to make the space you have more usable.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1972 (v.50#4) pg. 86

Photo shows how to build custom-size open storage shelves in the space between the counter top and cabinets. Est. cost: $8.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 70

Feature on eleven storage units you can build includes a revolving floor-to-ceiling hexagonal carousel with adjustable shelves, a wall-recessed cabinet for canned goods and a shallow shelf unit built out between doorways or windows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1973 (v.51#3) pg. 56

All-in-one kitchen island is a work counter with drawers, slide-out shelves, shallow shelves for glassware and electrical outlets for appliances. A table pulls out from one end of the island for eating space. Counter measures 42"x36" and table surface is 40"x34".
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1973 (v.51#6) pg. J32 (161+)

Photo shows a twin pantry 72" high by 96" wide by 12" deep built against a wall for storage of canned goods. Two sections of bifold doors cover the unit. Est. cost: $99.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 64

Photos show a kitchen center island that houses the electric cook top and has considerable built-in storage, as well as book shelves and small snack bar.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1974 (v.52#3) pg. F2 (148+)

Ten easy-to-build projects that provide storage space include a narrow floor-to-ceiling cabinet for canned goods and small appliances.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1974 (v.52#5) pg. 138

Photo shows a six-foot work counter with a storage cabinet and a divided area for large trays. Est. cost: $78.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 57

Photo shows how to make a storage pantry in the wall between two studs. Est. cost: $21
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 48

Photo shows how a broom closet can be converted to a cupboard with revolving shelves by mounting circular plywood shelves at intervals up a 1" pipe. Shaft collars on the pipe hold shelves in position. Est. cost: $60
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 56

Photo shows how to build U-shaped shelves between existing shelves in a kitchen cabinet to store small items. Est. cost: $6.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 56

Photo shows how to build a shelf organizer from 1x4s that sit against the back wall of the kitchen shelf, beneath the cabinets, to hold an assortment of containers. Est. cost: $17
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 61

Photo shows how to build a swing-out kitchen cabinet with shelves in the shallow cabinet as well as in the 6"-deep door. Est. cost: $16.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 63

Photo shows a kitchen organizer made from rectangular aluminum pans nailed to a plywood backing and mounted on a wall. Serves as a shelf unit for spices, coffee, etc. as well as a place for hanging coffee mugs. Est. cost: $10.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 80

Tips on storage ideas to make a kitchen more organized. Includes small-appliance "garage" at back of counter, a pull-out cutting board, pull-out wastebasket and trash can unit, a pull-out knife rack, a roll-around cabinet that can double as a server, storage for canned goods with spice racks in the doors, and a niche that holds both microwave and portable TV.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1977 (v.55#8) pg. 100

Photo shows a giant 2x6-ft. floor-to-ceiling pantry with two sets of swinging doors that also contain shelves.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1977 (v.55#10) pg. 190

Six centers to streamline a kitchen. Project plans can be ordered. (1) Cook center with ceiling-height frame to hold pots, pans and spices, (2) roll-around serving island, (3) bake center, (4) planning center, (5) plant center and (6) all-around work center.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1979 (v.57#1) pg. 92

Eight storage ideas for a no-frills kitchen. Plans for a canning center, a baking center and an office must be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1979 (v.57#4) pg. 106

Space-saving kitchen island. A 42"x30"x24" box with doors is mounted between 84" high solid panels joined at the top with a framework for hanging plants or pots. Towel bars are mounted on the outside of one panel. Est. cost: $72.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 58

Soup and salad bar storage unit for a kitchen has a top that slides open to expose deep storage areas. There is also an open shelf below the storage bin.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1979 (v.57#11) pg. 72

Tip: Handy work area has a tile counter (25"x60") that sits on cabinets with tilt-out bins. Wall storage unit is made from mesh fencing. Estimated cost: $86.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 64

Thirty-two ways to increase storage in a kitchen.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1981 (v.59#5) pg. 108

Free-standing kitchen storage unit is made up of five sections of shelves, compartments and racks. Sides and back of unit are topped by a frame-and-crosspiece panel for hanging items overhead.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1981 (v.59#5) pg. 178

Country kitchen cabinet has two cupboards and a drawer in the base and three cupboards in the top section. Glued-on fabric designs in a folk-art design are added to the doors and across the top. Estimated cost: $99.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 37, 50

Easy-does-it projects to streamline your kitchen. A variety of cabinet and storage ideas.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1982 (v.60#5) pg. 106

Four top-notch kitchen islands you can build. Photos illustrate their features, but plans must be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1983 (v.61#3) pg. 90

Pop-up baking center. This 20"x20" cabinet features storage bins for flour, sugar, large mixing bowls, breadboards, etc. The front of the cabinet swings up to form a large work surface. Built of particleboard.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1983 (v.61#6) pg. 22

Tips on installing corner drawer or shelf units in the kitchen.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1985 (v.63#4) pg. 108

Glass-front, tip-out food storage bins for your kitchen.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1986 (v.64#9) pg. M20

Tip: Build-in back-lighted storage in unused space above kitchen cabinets. Tracks on the cabinet top and on the ceiling are guides for sliding plastic panels. Wooden frame fabricated to match cabinets hides the track.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1987 (v.65#3) pg. M5

Cabinet dress-up. Techniques for revitalizing kitchen or bath cabinets. Describes cleaning, preparing the surface, refinishing and painting, decorative painting techniques, pickling and bleaching.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1998 (v.76#11) pg. 70

Cabinet shake-up. Solidly-built but outdated kitchen cabinets undergo a striking facelift. Stock moldings and a few coats of paint transform simple boxes into Shaker-inspired cupboards. Other ideas for kitchen improvements also described.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP May 2001 (v.24#7) pg. 39, 42

Kitchens and counters. How to construct your own kitchen cabinets and associated drawers and doors. How to properly apply plastic laminate to countertops.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1980 (v.3#7) pg. 16

Waist-high maple butcher block work island also has storage drawer and shelves for appliances. Top measures 18"x24". Unit stands 36" tall. Est. cost: $75.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1980 (v.3#7) pg. 23

Project pantry. Transform unused kitchen space into a pantry. Features bifold louver doors concealing many shelves. Dimensions: 48" wide and 95" tall. Est. cost: $210
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1981 (v.4#5) pg. 12

In-the-wall ironing board is replaced with an open cupboard consisting of narrow shelves and a built-in clock. Est. cost: $30.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1983 (v.6#4) pg. 24

Kitchen cabinet update. A special section detailing the many options available to homeowners considering a cabinet renovation. Includes tips on building kitchen cabinets, cabinet hardware, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1985 (v.8#12) pg. 12

Kitchen storage. How to build pull out drawers and bins to make better use of your lower kitchen cabinets.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1985 (v.8#12) pg. 28

Expand your kitchen storage area with a custom-built pantry.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1985 (v.8#12) pg. 32

Kitchen spacemakers. Storage ideas for installation in your kitchen to increase efficiency.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1987 (v.10#5) pg. 42

Change of face. Kitchen gets a facelift with an owner-built base cabinet complemented by a new sink and faucets.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1987 (v.10#11) pg. 42

Closet for cuisine. Converting a kitchen clothes closet into a kitchen pantry with room for a microwave oven. Features deep shelves and frame-and-panel doors.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1988 (v.11#5) pg. 57

Jazz-up your kitchen. Description of building replacement kitchen cabinets to accommodate manufactured cabinet doors.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1990 (v.13#4) pg. 32

Techniques and tips for measuring and installing new cabinets in a remodeled kitchen.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 39

Design and construction strategies for building face frames for kitchen cabinets.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 45

Prop for supporting a wall-hung kitchen cabinet while it is being attached to the wall.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1995 (v.18#7) pg. 6

Guide to do-it-yourself kitchen cabinetry. Ten sure-fire tips to a successful renovation.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1995 (v.19#1) pg. 28

Wall-hung open-shelf cabinet designed to hold a small microwave oven and your cookbooks. Overall dimensions: 39"Tx13"Dx25"W.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1995 (v.19#1) pg. 33

Kitchen helpers. (1) Building and installing lower cabinet pullouts. (2) Pegboard panels on lower cabinet doors. (3) Under-sink pullout garbage container. (4) Adding shelves in upper and lower cabinets. (5) Adding vertical cabinet dividers. (6) Dowel spice rack for drawers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 31

A guide to kitchen storage. Includes a chart showing facelift options and shelving material options. Excerpt from the book "A Consumer's Guide to Home Improvement, Renovation & Repair."
COST CUTS Jul-Aug 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 2

Kitchen cabinet revival. Decorate your existing wooden kitchen cabinets using pickling followed with a sponge painted or stenciled painted design.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jan-Feb 1990 (v.21#1) pg. 10

Three decorative painting techniques to revive old kitchen or bathroom cabinets. (1) Textured, marblized finish. (2) Distressed finish. (3) Flogged finish with a delicate dash-like pattern.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1995 (v.22#3) pg. 14

Tips on a kitchen makeover that involves painting counter tops with Flecstone and the cabinets with enamel accented with a stenciled accent of green vines.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1995 (v.22#3) pg. 20

Kitchen rack, 17"x12"x6" deep, for small jars and bottles.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 125, 187

Pantry storage wall has swing-out doors with narrow shelves for canned goods.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 7 1980 (v.93#14) pg. 88, 118

Four-level work/storage center has a butcher block top, built-in knife rack, canister shelf, etc. Dimensions: 36" long, 24" wide, 49" tall. Built from lumber and plumbing pipe.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 23 1982 (v.95#3) pg. 78, 140

Convert a kitchen base cabinet to an island bar or worktable by adding a plywood top covered with plastic laminate.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 18 1982 (v.95#7) pg. 96, 170

Narrow kitchen cabinets are designed to fill a space between cabinets and appliances. Use them to store trays and other small items.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 18 1982 (v.95#7) pg. 97, 172

Kitchen planning center features a built-in wine rack, slide-out cutting board, cookbook storage, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 18 1982 (v.95#7) pg. 99, 177

Canned goods storage cabinet for kitchen.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #82 Oct 1964 (v.14#5) pg. 36

Built-in pot, pan and appliance storage cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #82 Oct 1964 (v.14#5) pg. 37

How to create storage where it never existed. Added storage in front edge of kitchen sink cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #96 Feb 1967 (v.17#1) pg. 25

Several ideas for kitchens cabinets and unusual storage areas which can be found in your present kitchen. Also shown is a snack counter with two drawers in the front of the counter, allowing it to double as a desk area.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #99 Aug 1967 (v.17#4) pg. 30

Wall-hung kitchen cabinet features a place for cookbooks, telephone, bulletin board, and storage drawers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #102 Feb 1968 (v.18#1) pg. 29

A new iron-on plastic laminate plus decorative plastic moldings can be used to redecorate kitchen cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #104 Jun 1968 (v.18#3) pg. 40

Kitchen storage unit is built into a section of wall the width of two stud spaces.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #118 Jun 1970 (v.20#5) pg. 33

How to build a wall-hung kitchen organizer. Shelf unit is built from 1x10's and measures 48" tall, 56" wide, and 9" deep.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #166 Sep 1975 (v.25#7) pg. 44

Pull-out storage cart has shelf space for small electrical appliances and fits in a recess in kitchen cupboard so that it looks like a part of the cupboard. This castered unit is 30" high, 18" wide and 23" deep.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #168 Dec 1975 (v.25#9) pg. 46

How to remove old cabinets and install new ones. Three basic steps: planning, shopping for new cabinets, and installation, are each covered.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #188 Mar 1978 (v.28#3) pg. 14

Kitchen remodeling basics. Emphasis is on cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #195 Jan 1979 (v.29#1) pg. 78

Three ways to convert closets to work and storage space. (1) Home office with drop-down desk. (2) Install drawers in an under-used linen closet. (3) Pantry with swing-out shelving for canned goods.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #196 Feb 1979 (v.29#2) pg. 34

Mini-pantry on a door. Add a set of narrow shelves to the inside of a closet door. Use for canned goods, paper goods, cleaning supplies, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #215 Jan 1981 (v.31#1) pg. 23

Make yourself a country kitchen. How to build your own cabinets, worktops, wall storage, open shelving unit, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #216 Feb 1981 (v.31#2) pg. 14

Build these low-cost designer cabinets from #2 pine. Includes instructions for a sink cabinet, base cabinet and wall cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #230 Jul-Aug 1982 (v.32#6) pg. 40

Build a country-style vegetable bin. Decorative cabinet features 4 doors with wire mesh to allow air circulation. Built from inexpensive #2 pine. Est. cost: $100.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #231 Sep 1982 (v.32#7) pg. 58

Build this peninsula workcenter with overhead storage shelves.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #240 Jul-Aug 1983 (v.33#6) pg. 34

Countertop organizer. Modular countertop shelves designed to fill the space between countertop and overhead cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #240 Jul-Aug 1983 (v.33#6) pg. 95, 100

How to work with a kitchen cabinetmaker.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #240 Jul-Aug 1983 (v.33#6) pg. 110

Three great kitchen islands. (1) Space saver combines cabinet with dining space. Wire baskets serve as drawers. (2) Storage island includes butcher block top & microwave oven. (3) Dream island includes cook top and food processor.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #250 Jul-Aug 1984 (v.34#6) pg. 25

Three easy ways to build soffits. Use them to conceal basement furnace ducts or fit kitchen cabinets. (1) Ladder soffits. (2) Plywood soffits. (3) Steel stud soffits.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #250 Jul-Aug 1984 (v.34#6) pg. 74

Spruce up your kitchen for $500. or less. Install a new countertop, sink, and drawer hardware.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #257 Mar 1985 (v.35#3) pg. 31

How to build a reinforced kitchen soffit which is capable of fully supporting an overhead kitchen cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #274 Dec 1986 (v.36#10) pg. 59

Build a double-duty island from prefinished cabinets. Mount an inexpensive ceramic tile countertop on prefinished cabinets to create a practical kitchen storage and eating area.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #279 May-Jun 1987 (v.37#5) pg. 104

Kitchen installation guide. Step-by-step photos show general steps to install kitchen cabinets, countertops, soffits, and trim.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #281 Sep 1987 (v.37#7) pg. 58

How to turn a Victorian store counter into a kitchen island.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #283 Nov 1987 (v.37#9) pg. 28

Build a multipurpose room divider (island appliance center) that stretches workspace in the kitchen and creates a home office in the family room.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #297 Apr 1989 (v.39#4) pg. 57

Double-deck lazy susan shelves fit into the corner of an L-shaped kitchen base cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 104

Build-it-yourself kitchen pantry. Features include roll-out trays, melamine interior, screw-together construction, applied backs and bottoms, and European hardware. Size can be adjusted to space available.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #314 Jan 1991 (v.41#1) pg. 31

Tips on painting dark kitchen cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #317 Apr 1991 (v.41#4) pg. 14

Ten steps for painting kitchen cabinets with a silky, smooth enamel finish.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #321 Sep 1991 (v.41#8) pg. 46

Wordless Workshop suggests how to make a stepped unit for kitchen cabinets so contents are more visible.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #326 Mar 1992 (v.42#3) pg. 35

In-depth advice on installing stock kitchen cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #331 Sep 1992 (v.42#8) pg. 38

Build European-style kitchen cabinets. Complete dimensions and instructions for a wall cabinet, base cabinet, corner cabinet, and a multi-drawer base cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #347 Apr 1994 (v.44#4) pg. 60

Improving kitchen storage. (1) Tilt-down sink fronts for small items. (2) Under-the-sink slide-out tray holds cleaning supplies. (3) Swing-out spice racks installed in existing overhead cabinets. (4) Installing blind corner pivot-and-glide shelves.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #350 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.44#7) pg. 58

The right way to paint wood kitchen cabinets. Covers surface preparation, selection of paint, project scheduling and painting particulars.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #365 Feb 1996 (v.46#2) pg. 61

Tip to simplify hanging a wall cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 96

Wooden trays screwed to under-sink cabinet doors serve as holders for wastebasket and cleaning supplies.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #370 Jul-Aug 1996 (v.46#7) pg. 104

Space-saving cabinet to build between wall studs in a kitchen.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #375 Feb 1997 (v.47#2) pg. 53

How to modify kitchen cabinet shelves to convert them into roll-out trays.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #378 May 1997 (v.47#5) pg. 54

How to build door-mounted storage shelves for the area beneath a kitchen sink.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #378 May 1997 (v.47#5) pg. 85

Tip on converting a conventional 2-shelf lower kitchen cabinet to provide a compartment for storing cookie sheets and other oversize items on edge.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #385 Feb 1998 (v.48#2) pg. 64

Tip on replacing the wasted space above wall-hung kitchen cabinets with a simple storage cabinet for large serving bowls, vases, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #393 Nov 1998 (v.48#10) pg. 115

Attach cabinets to walls by means of a wooden cleat above and below the cabinet instead of screws through the back of the cabinet.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 6

Simple kitchen cabinets are built from particle board and equipped with stock-size louvered doors.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #8 Apr-May 1982 pg. 67

Tip: How to fit a cabinet to an abutting wall by means of an adjustable wooden scribe, instead of having to cut the frame of the cabinet to fit an uneven wall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 10

Tip: Use a scissor jack to raise and hold upper cabinets when installing them by yourself.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 10

The kitchen cabinet. How to design and build one with basic tools.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 32

Tip: Use a piece of Z-flashing to close the space between a stove and the adjacent kitchen cabinet.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #10 Aug-Sep 1982 pg. 12

Adjustable cabinet jack made from 2x4 scraps is used to support a kitchen wall cabinet during installation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #15 Jun-Jul 1983 pg. 18

Using random-fitted board design for wall paneling and cabinets transforms this kitchen into a pleasant workspace.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 68

Homebuilt, adjustable jacks used to support upper kitchen cabinets during installation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #27 Jun-Jul 1985 pg. 16

The flush-fit cabinet. Custom building kitchen cabinets with techniques well suited to the small shop.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #30 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 58

Simple plywood boxes, with dimensions corresponding to the typical counter-to-overhead cabinet heights, are used when installing kitchen cabinets.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #39 Apr-May 1987 pg. 14

European cabinet hardware. A look at cup hinges and drawer slides.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #44 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 69

Manufactured kitchen cabinets. An overview of cabinet materials and construction. How to select appropriate cabinets for your installation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #65 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 69

Building a butternut kitchen. Cabinet construction involves hand-planed hardwoods and high-grade plywood coupled with dowels and dovetails.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #69 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 50

Hybrid cabinet construction. This system combines traditional looks with efficient assembly techniques. Using applied moldings, frame-and-panel door and beaded-plywood panels to create 32mm cabinets with a country-American flavor.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #74 Apr-May 1992 pg. 74

Site-built kitchen. How to construct base cabinets with a carpenter's pragmatism and a cabinetmaker's precision.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #79 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 76

Leveling adjusters for kitchen cabinets are made from lag bolts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #81 Apr-May 1993 pg. 26

Installing kitchen cabinets. How to fit and fasten cabinets to wavy walls and floors.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #85 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 48
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #86 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #88 Apr-May 1994 pg. 4

Kitchen cabinets from components. With careful layout and efficient assembly, you can piece together affordable cabinets from mix-and-match doors, drawers and boxes.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #91 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 74
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #93 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 6

Frameless cabinets with a traditional look. A professional cabinetmaker describes his simple methods for making cases and doors. Ideas include loose-tenon joints, a jig for plunge-routing mortises, simple drawer construction, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #95 Apr-May 1995 pg. 78

Tip on sloping the floor of a sink base or vanity cabinet toward the front edge so that any future plumbing leaks will be quickly discovered.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 30

Making heart-pine kitchen cabinets from recycled wood. Includes tip on making a zero-clearance router fence for use when cutting moldings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 60

Repainting kitchen cabinets. A rentable sprayer and good surface preparation are keys to a new-looking kitchen.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #115 Apr-May 1998 pg. 64

Updating the kitchen pantry. Advice on selecting and installing both manufactured components (wire shelves, pull-out baskets, ...) and shop-built parts (shelves, drawers, ...) to take advantage of the space in a deep and tall panty cupboard.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #121 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 74

Building kitchen cabinets on site. Make face frames after the doors are hung for a perfect fit and quick installation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #126 Oct-Nov 1999 pg. 64

An inside look at kitchen cabinets. Manufactured units run the gamut on price, materials and craftsmanship.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #127 Fall-Winter 1999 pg. 40

Two methods for hanging heavy hardwood cabinets are noted.
FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 29

Jig enables one person to position and hang upper cabinets, such as kitchen wall cabinets.
FINE WOODWORKING #22 May-Jun 1980 pg. 14

Tip: Use adjustable pipe clamps as a "helper" to support wall cabinets while you fasten them in place.
FINE WOODWORKING #34 May-Jun 1982 pg. 18

How to make and use "story sticks" to layout full-size an entire kitchenful of cabinets. Includes cabinet construction details.
FINE WOODWORKING #41 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 42

Building European-style cabinets which feature frameless carcases, hidden hinges, and continuous veneers.
FINE WOODWORKING #43 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 54

Using a scribe strip to get a perfect fit between kitchen cabinets and an uneven wall.
FINE WOODWORKING #43 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 56

Interlocking boards are used to hang wall cabinets. One board attaches to the wall and the other attaches to the cabinet back.
FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 10

Thirty-two-millimeter (32mm) cabinets. One-man shop adapts the European system.
FINE WOODWORKING #67 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 57
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #68 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 18

Designing and building kitchen cabinets. An overview from subfloor to soffit. Focuses on traditional face-frame cabinets with frame-and-panel doors.
FINE WOODWORKING #84 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 54

Tips on preparing and painting existing kitchen cabinets that were previously finished with polyurethane.
FINE WOODWORKING #93 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 26

How to attach a blank cabinet panel (like the one in front of a kitchen sink) so it can be easily removed.
FINE WOODWORKING #101 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 22

Story poles and how to use them. Constructing and locating kitchen cabinets without a tape measure by using cabinet story poles and site story poles.
FINE WOODWORKING #105 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 66

Tips on applying solvent-based polyurethane varnish to kitchen cabinets.
FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 30

Dressing up plywood cabinets with face frames. Guidelines for designing face frames, joint construction, and frame attachment methods.
FINE WOODWORKING #128 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 42

Cabinets built for the long haul. Kitchen cabinets are styled after 19th-Century designs. They feature frame-and-panel doors, full 1" thick face frames and doors, beaded tongue-and-groove wainscoting between upper and lower cabinets, and high-quality hardware.
FINE WOODWORKING #136 May-Jun 1999 pg. 52

Fastening indicator. Simple device to indicate nailing positions when fastening the backs to kitchen cabinets. Note, this device requires that the top of the cabinet be open.
FINE WOODWORKING #137 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 14

Kitchen cabinet finishes are different. Results of the KCMA rigorous testing ritual to evaluate cabinet finishes.
FINE WOODWORKING #139 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 141

Wall-hung kitchen storage bin with a glass window in the lid has five compartments for vegetables. Overall measurements: 32"x16"x12".
HANDMADE #18 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 88

A short course in kitchen cabinets. What's on the market and how to use varying sizes to maximum advantage.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1978 (v.2#9) pg. 54

How to save money on kitchen cabinets. Buy used cabinets and rebuild them to fit your needs.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 22

Space saving kitchen unit holds sink, groceries and serves as a room divider.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar-Apr 1964 (v.32#4) pg. 19

Two kitchen-cabinet organizers. (1) Rack holds boxes of food-wrapping supplies. (2) Shelf mounted on drawer slides brings bulky, odd-sized small kitchen appliances and accessories out for easy access. Est. cost: $24.
HOME MECHANIX #687 Jul 1985 (v.81) pg. 58

Kitchen fixen's. How to make the most of your available storage space. Projects include pantry shelving, corner bookshelf, plastic acrylic breadbox drawer, and tambour-door storage cabinet.
HOME MECHANIX #695 Mar 1986 (v.82) pg. 84

Put it away. A little imagination, wood, and time combine for 10 built-ins that save space. Storage ideas include: window seat, under-cabinet wine rack, range hood enclosure & wine rack combo, laundry chute, stemware rack, under stair storage cart on casters, telephone cabinet, shallow shelves in kitchen, and kitchen office.
HOME MECHANIX #706 Feb 1987 (v.83) pg. 54

Kitchen cabinets. How to make a solid investment when purchasing new cabinets. Common facts, wood grain, finishes, doors, styles, accessories, what to look for, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #718 Feb 1988 (v.84) pg. 40

Three kitchen islands to build. (1) Big island. A rectangular meal-prep, cooking and storage center with fold-up counter for impromptu eating. (2) Tricorner island features curved ends which open for storage, plus a built-in stove, sink and dishwasher. (3) Compact island doubles as a portable food-preparation center or serving cart. Oval drop leaves convert it into a dining table.
HOME MECHANIX #718 Feb 1988 (v.84) pg. 46

Kitchen makeover. A working kitchen serves the needs of both a serious cook and young children. Ideas include a built-in dollhouse, cabinet doors that double as chairs, drawers which accept slip-in snack trays, spice rack, appliance storage, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #727 Nov 1988 (v.84) pg. 60

Kitchen island features an "inverted-step" design, several drawers, and a drop-in range. Contained in an article on updating an old farmhouse kitchen.
HOME MECHANIX #736 Aug 1989 (v.85) pg. 30

Pantry plus. Creative solutions for maximizing small-space storage. Custom closet-style pantry features vinyl-clad ventilated shelving, a roll-around cart with a butcher-block top, built-in tool box, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #743 Mar 1990 (v.86) pg. 46

Installing kitchen cabinets. Professional tips and tricks that get the job done right.
HOME MECHANIX #743 Mar 1990 (v.86) pg. 52

Creative kitchen cabinetry. Ideas include custom storage from stock cabinets, building a pantry wall, open corner shelving, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #749 Oct 1990 (v.86) pg. 42

Stock solutions for unusual kitchens. Smart ways to overcome remodeling problems using standard cabinets and avoid the high cost of custom cabinetry.
HOME MECHANIX #752 Feb 1991 (v.87) pg. 48

Adaptive behavior. Two projects that use stock kitchen and bath cabinets as a basis for built-ins in other rooms. (1) Dry bar made of white oak cabinets, matching hutch end-panels and glass doors. (2) Build-in bookcase and entertainment center created using knock-down kitchen and bath cabinet components.
HOME MECHANIX #770 Nov 1992 (v.88) pg. 60

Decorative technique for concealing the space between the tops of varying-height wall cabinets and the ceiling using a simple soffit shoe trimmed with ogee and cove moldings.
HOME MECHANIX #775 May 1993 (v.89) pg. 110

Cost-effective makeover for kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Process of renovating standard face-frame cabinets with paint and replacement doors.
HOME MECHANIX #779 Oct 1993 (v.89) pg. 10

Kitchen cabinets. A buyer's guide to price and quality.
HOME MECHANIX #783 Mar 1994 (v.90) pg. 38

Perfecting pantries. How to convert from existing cabinets to truly flexible storage. Includes plans for a back-of-the-door pantry.
HOME MECHANIX #785 May 1994 (v.90) pg. 74

A problem-solving guide to curing kitchen cabinet clutter. What is available in accessories and organizers for kitchen drawers and cabinets.
HOME MECHANIX #789 Oct 1994 (v.90) pg. 53

Easy built-ins. Stock kitchen cabinets can be used to create stylish storage in any room of the house. Combine cabinets and add decorative trim to form a media center, storage wall, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #790 Nov 1994 (v.90) pg. 40

Curvy kitchens. Planning and construction tips for rounding out kitchen layouts. Ideas for a circular island and curved breakfast bar.
HOME MECHANIX #795 May 1995 (v.91) pg. 34

Kitchen peninsula (60"x18") is made from tempered glass and supported on one end by a lighted glass-block pedestal.
HOME MECHANIX #795 May 1995 (v.91) pg. 104

Open shelved room divider and service counter. This massive Spanish-style unit features a microwave oven, a warming oven, and two countertop food warmers. Twelve large storage drawers, four large storage cabinets, three long storage shelves and a ceramic tiled top complete the unit. Overall dimensions: 10-ft. long, 2-ft. wide, 6.5-ft. tall.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1984 (v.9#1) pg. 32

Tips on building a 6-ft wide floor-to-ceiling pantry. Est. cost: $80.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1984 (v.9#7) pg. 48

How to build kitchen cabinets. Includes base cabinet, wall cabinet, corner cabinet, doors and drawers.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1984 (v.9#8) pg. 57

Tip on painting laminate cabinets.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1988 (v.13#2) pg. 58

Tip: Use automobile pinstripe tape to decorate painted kitchen cabinets.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.13#3) pg. 64

Be your own house contractor. SPECIAL GUIDE to the PBS television series "Hometime". (1) How to work with designers, choose contractors and coordinate schedules. (2) Foundation options. (3) Framing fundamentals. (4) Mechanical systems (plumbing, heating, electrical). (5) Finishing the shell (roofing, siding, windows). (6) Energy efficiency. (7) Interior finishing. (8) Choosing & installing cabinets.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1989 (v.14#1) pg. 19
Correction HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 4
Added Info HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 7

Putting in a pantry. Tips on adding a tall cabinet or a small closet to your kitchen.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1989 (v.14#5) pg. 26

What an island counter can do for your kitchen. Four styles shown. (1) Chopping (butcher's) block island. (2) Island with electric stove top and breakfast bar. (3) Island with large butcher block-style top, built in sink and storage cabinets underneath. (4) Island with built-in sink, mixer/blender and lots of cabinets and drawer storage.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #3 Fall 1976 (v.1#3) pg. 87

Unfinished kitchen cabinets. The way to get what you want and save money. How to install them yourself. Includes tips on leveling and mounting.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 80

How to convert a closet or broom cabinet into a revolving pantry using ready-for-installation circular shelves and hardware.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #6 Summer 1977 (v.2#2) pg. 24

How to make a lazy-susan tree for a tall narrow pantry.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1978 (v.3#6) pg. 22

How to install kitchen cabinets.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1979 (v.4#1) pg. 60

Convenience kitchen cabinets. Ready-mades that solve all kinds of problems.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 52

Easy-to-build kitchen cabinets are built from prefinished tongue-and-groove flooring.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1982 (v.7#4) pg. 71

Build your own kitchen cabinets.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #428 Jan 1964 (v.60) pg. 90

Built-in corner cabinet for kitchen features revolving shelves.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #442 Mar 1965 (v.61) pg. 90

Ceiling-height kitchen cabinet features four doors and seven storage shelves. Built of 3/4" plywood and covered with plastic laminate.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #474 Nov 1967 (v.63) pg. 118

Three-drawer storage unit designed to convert kitchen cabinets with shelves to cabinets to drawers, but still use the same cabinet doors.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #486 Nov 1968 (v.64) pg. 62

Slanted drawers in pantry display canned goods.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #486 Nov 1968 (v.64) pg. 69

Simple kitchen cabinet with sliding doors.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #486 Nov 1968 (v.64) pg. 70

Kitchen island features two drawers, cupboard storage, display shelves and an optional sink.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #488 Jan 1969 (v.65) pg. 100

Wall-hung kitchen rack holds cookbooks and spices.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #489 Feb 1969 (v.65) pg. 105

Tips from a pro on hanging kitchen cabinets.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #518 Jul 1971 (v.67) pg. 92

How to convert the wall of a stairway to the basement into a shallow storage cabinet for canned goods.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #538 Mar 1973 (v.69) pg. 48

Space-saving pantry. Double doors on this pantry, which close one-behind-the-other, each hold many shelves of canned goods, plus more cans stored on narrow shelves at the rear of the pantry. Must be customized to fit each kitchen or available area into which it will be installed.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #551 Apr 1974 (v.70) pg. 90

Build a versatile T-bar or L-bar cabinet that serves as a hobby center, kitchen cabinet, workbench, refreshment bar, etc. Features a small built-in sink and lots of storage.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #562 Mar 1975 (v.71) pg. 52

How to hang a cabinet from the ceiling, such as over a kitchen island. Use pipes to suspend the cabinet from pipe flanges which are attached to the ceiling.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #568 Sep 1975 (v.71) pg. 90

Build a super pantry. What looks like a floor-to-ceiling structural column is actually a pantry which swings open to reveal shelves that store over 300 cans and boxes.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #571 Dec 1975 (v.71) pg. 76

Build an island for the kitchen. Features a built-in sink, undersink storage, four center drawers and open shelves. Inset cutting board may be removed for cleaning and replacement. Top measures 24"x66".
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #581 Oct 1976 (v.72) pg. 101

How to build a floor-to-ceiling divider between the work area and eating area in a kitchen. Counter space is open to both areas. Cabinets and a wine rack are built under the counter, a small sink is at one end, and there is overhead lighting in the soffit with a glass shelf just beneath it.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #590 Jul 1977 (v.73) pg. 66

A peninsula for the kitchen. Combine a rangetop cabinet with a countertop to form a peninsula which has a built-in stove top and room for four people to sit and eat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #606 Nov 1978 (v.74) pg. 62

Ten basic steps to building-in a kitchen cook and work center. Styled like a giant breakfront, it provides additional cabinets, drawers and countertop workspace.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #639 Aug 1981 (v.77) pg. 50

Renovation article includes dimensions for various simple cabinets. Including a platform bed, wall cabinet with sliding doors, kitchen counter with many small drawers, kitchen pantry, pivoting screens and panel walls.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 64

Do-it-yourself cabinets for kitchen or bath. Constructing simple floor cabinets for about 1/4 the cost of store-bought units.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #655 Dec 1982 (v.78) pg. 24

A kitchen facelift. Includes tips on cabinet refinishing, building a cabinet for under soffit, etc.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #659 Apr 1983 (v.79) pg. 45

How to create versatile space-saving furniture designed to fulfill a specific task in your home or kitchen. Includes ideas for a kitchen workbench, rolling kitchen island, a baby's changing table, and a wall hung utensil rack.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 58

Three home organizers you can build. (1) Lockable storage drawers for cleaning supplies which fit underneath the kitchen sink. (2) A simple wall hung shelf to hold laundry cleaning supplies. (3) A combination toolbox and stepstool.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 90

Kitchen-table woodworking. Build a wall-hung storage rack for canned goods and a spice rack without a fancy workshop. Use stock moldings and glue up these racks right on your kitchen table.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #84 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 76

Tips on building handcrafted poplar kitchen cabinets.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #87 May-Jun 1984 pg. 98

Kitchen island on casters. Wooden cabinet with plastic laminate top features storage areas for blender, food processor, spices, etc. Top measures 19"x23".
NEW SHELTER Jan 1981 (v.2#1) pg. 57

Kitchen remodeling. Tips from a pro. Use knockdown cabinets topped with ceramic tiles to create a "custom" look at a low price.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1981 (v.2#7) pg. 16

How to install kitchen cabinets. Tips from a professional.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1982 (v.3#6) pg. 32

Build your own compact kitchen pantry which squeezes more than 22 square feet of shelving into 5 square feet of floor space. There are shelves on seven surfaces hinged to swing open for access. Est. cost: $125.
NEW SHELTER Feb 1983 (v.4#2) pg. 78

Kitchen pantry (84" tall, 24" deep, 36" wide) is made less-expensive by using plywood and particleboard for interior shelves which won't be visible when the solid-cherry panel doors are closed. Est. cost: $400.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1984 (v.5#3) pg. 14

"Floating" kitchen island uses a special bracing system that allows the 52"-long counter to be cantilevered from a pedestal on one end. A steel rod, concealed in the pedestal is attached to a plate between two floor joists.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1986 (v.7#6) pg. 104

Suggestions on how to add to the appliances, counters and cabinets of a modern kitchen and still retain the flavor of a Victorian house. Part 2. Describes building your own cupboards.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1978 (v.6#10) pg. 109

Adding a pantry. How an 1890-style pantry was added to a Connecticut Italianate home. Covers planning, cabinetwork and finishing touches.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1980 (v.8#7) pg. 75

Tip on how to place a sink in front of a window that is lower than the cabinet.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1989 (v.17#4) pg. 16

From cast-offs to cabinets. How custom kitchen cabinets were built to accommodate salvaged frame-and-panel (shutter) doors.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1990 (v.18#2) pg. 40

Specifications for traditional-looking kitchen cabinets. Constructing cabinets that mimic free-standing kitchen furniture. A close look at doors, drawers and details.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.23#2) pg. 40

Countertop island with workspace, storage space and scrap disposal bin.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1978 (v.25#11) pg. 71

Cabinets located between wall studs store can goods.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1963 (v.120#1) pg. 136

Storage cabinet designed especially for canned goods.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1965 (v.123#4) pg. 159

Canned goods storage cupboard fits between the studs of a kitchen wall. Full-size louvered door conceals cabinet.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1966 (v.126#3) pg. 115

Swing-down kitchen cupboards store near the ceiling but can be pulled down for easy reach.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1966 (v.126#3) pg. 126

Lazy susan for kitchen cabinet. Store both canned goods and larger items on rotating shelves.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1967 (v.128#2) pg. 134

Build your own kitchen cabinets. All standard dimensions and designs are illustrated. Decorative door treatments illustrated.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1967 (v.128#3) pg. 146

Tip-out kitchen storage bin is divided into three compartments.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1969 (v.131#4) pg. 163

Kitchen planning unit is a drop-front desk with drawers and storage cabinet. Unit is 12" deep, 28" wide, and 48" high.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1969 (v.131#6) pg. 150

Kitchen island work center has a laminated chopping block top.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1970 (v.134#5) pg. 186

How to install kitchen cabinets. Complete illustrations of standard dimensions, fastening to walls, shimming, joining together, corner treatments, installing countertop and adjusting.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1974 (v.141#4) pg. 198

Use ready-made wall and base units sold as "kitchen cabinets" as the nucleus for other furniture such as: refreshment bar, room divider, entertainment wall, wall hung storage, desks, end tables, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1975 (v.144#6) pg. 70

Four space adders for crowded kitchens. (1) Convert unused soffit space into cabinets, (2) attach a shallow storage rack onto the back of the kitchen door, (3) install shallow storage cabinets in kitchen wall between the studs, (4) add storage drawers under wall hung cupboards above the counter tops.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1976 (v.146#5) pg. 116

How to build your own kitchen cabinets. How to build typical wall cabinets and typical base cabinets from plywood, plus tips on adding plastic laminate tops and finishing.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1978 (v.149#4) pg. 141

Plan for a simple snack counter and storage cabinet.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1978 (v.150#1) pg. 100

L-shaped, wall-mounted, open-shelf cabinet hangs in the corner of a kitchen to display favorite cooking paraphernalia. FLuorescent lights in the top provide indirect illumination for the kitchen.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1981 (v.156#1) pg. 93

Cabinets to build for your eat-in kitchen. Materials list and patterns for building kitchen cabinets.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1982 (v.157#2) pg. 100

Mobile kitchen island rolls to where you want it. The 3 sections can be closed into a 24"x48" unit for storage. When open, it features adjustable shelves, storage drawers, a bar cabinet, etc. Built mostly from plywood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1982 (v.157#4) pg. 142

Build your own pantry on wheels. Equip a kitchen closet with roll-out racks of shelves. Each of these four narrow (8") racks has several shelves accessable from both sides when pulled out.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1983 (v.159#4) pg. 145

Add "stair-step" shelves to your canned goods storage cupboard to make it easier to see what you have.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1984 (v.161#7) pg. 49

Resurface your kitchen cabinets with plastic laminate for a brand new look.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1985 (v.162#1) pg. 100

Making kitchen cabinets. Part 1. Traditional face-frame designs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1994 (v.171#2) pg. 61

Making kitchen cabinets. Part 2. Frameless (European style) designs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1994 (v.171#3) pg. 90

A comparison of custom, semi-custom and factory stock kitchen cabinets and advice on how to tell the good ones from the not-so-good.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1996 (v.173#8) pg. 82

Roll-out kitchen cabinets.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1963 (v.183#3) pg. 122

Job-proven ideas for better kitchen cabinets.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1965 (v.186#2) pg. 152

Snack bar, room divider, and storage cabinet all in one 48" long unit.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1966 (v.188#2) pg. 162

Movable, caster-mounted peninsula in a kitchen serves as an eating counter, storage unit and large work surface.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1969 (v.194#4) pg. 144

Angled rack made from wood holds stacked canned goods.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1971 (v.198#1) pg. 116

A pull-out shelf, 2" thick, under the sink has holes in it to hold bottles upright and organized.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1971 (v.199#3) pg. 94

Removable divider rack fits under the kitchen sink. It has one drawer and several vertical dividers for holding dish drainer, pots, pans, paper sacks, detergents, bottles, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1972 (v.200#2) pg. 124

Convert wasted corner space above kitchen counters into active storage by installing lazy susan shelves and enclosing with a simple cabinet. Photos illustrate one such unit.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1973 (v.202#2) pg. 126

A narrow storage cabinet for canned goods may be located behind a door that opens against an unused wall. The depth of the door jamb trim may be wide enough for canned goods storage.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1973 (v.203#3) pg. 101

A dining counter/room divider that is designed to be built between an open kitchen and a living room. Unit has six drawers, a sliding bar rack with a wine rack and shelves for bottles and glasses and two cupboards. Counter top is made of Corian and has three pull-out dining shelves. Unit is 88" long, 40" high and 22" deep.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1974 (v.205#2) pg. 106

A look at prebuilt kitchen cabinets and how they can be used in dining or work areas, too. Includes tips on how to plan the installation and how to examine the cabinets for durability of construction.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1977 (v.211#3) pg. 108

Tip: Put a mirror tile upside-down on the inside top surface of kitchen cupboards so that you can see what is on the top shelf without climbing up on a chair or stool.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1977 (v.211#5) pg. 160

Build a kitchen island with a Lazy Susan. Four separate cabinets swivel on ball bearings. Unit is 30" square and 35" high.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1979 (v.214#4) pg. 128

A look at ready-to-assemble kitchen cabinet kits. Photos show step-by-step installation of wall and base cabinets.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1979 (v.215#3) pg. 111

Build a cabinet with slanted shelves to hold cartons of soft drink bottles.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1981 (v.218#6) pg. 114

Combination wine rack and appliance storage cabinet fits into the corner of a kitchen. Features a roll-down shade instead of a door on part of the cabinet.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1981 (v.219#6) pg. 108

Kitchen island features a butcher block top, built in stove, and generous storage cabinets.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1981 (v.219#6) pg. 110

Attach a multiple-shelf pantry unit to the back of a door.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1981 (v.219#6) pg. 111

Under-the-sink slide-out rack, built from wood, stores boxes of dishwasher detergent.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1982 (v.220#2) pg. 124

How to utilize (or enclose) the gap which extends from the top of your wall cabinets up to the ceiling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1983 (v.223#3) pg. 108

The narrow space between the end of a kitchen cabinet and the refrigerator is used for a narrow cabinet to store knives and thin cookie sheets.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1983 (v.223#3) pg. 164

Built-in drink-mixing and wine-serving center. Unit features storage for 16 bottles of wine, stemware rack, icemaker, 2-door cabinet with glass doors, etc. Part of the kitchen remodeling featured in Oct. 1985. Overall dimensions: 86" tall, 39" wide, 23" deep.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1985 (v.227#5) pg. 90

Kitchen cabinet makeovers. Painting and cabinet refacing are compared.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1986 (v.1#3) pg. 31

How to construct a kitchen counter and corner drawer.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1986 (v.1#3) pg. 58

A countertop tambour cabinet. This "garage" for countertop kitchen appliances (mixers, choppers, etc.) features a tambour door. Dimensions are adjusted to suit your needs.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jan 1988 (v.3#1) pg. 72

Distinctive cabinetry. Tips show arched, triangular and trapezoidal shapes that are alternatives for kitchen cabinets.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1989 (v.4#6) pg. 32

Kitchen cabinet shopper's survival guide. Included in a Kitchen & bath remodeling special issue.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1990 (v.5#6) pg. 60

Factory-built kitchen cabinets. A guide to selecting the best your money can buy.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1992 pg. 67

How to build drawers in corners of cabinets where standard rectangular-shaped drawers would be awkward or wouldn't fit.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 148

Photos show inexpensive kitchen cabinets that have been built of particle board.
SUNSET Jun 1977 (v.158#6) pg. 136

Tip shows how to build a roll-out storage drawer under a kitchen sink.
SUNSET Nov 1978 (v.161#5) pg. 132

Tip: Kitchen cabinet includes a pull-out chair with space underneath for cookbooks and directories.
SUNSET Apr 1981 (v.166#4) pg. 144

Tip: How to enable a corner drawer to open fully without running into the handle of an adjacent drawer.
SUNSET Jan 1982 (v.168#1) pg. 85

Three-stage pantry unit features a two-sided central unit which pivots out to give access to shelves along both sides of pantry.
SUNSET Aug 1982 (v.169#2) pg. 82

Photographs of five pantry ideas to store a large quantity of canned goods and packages in a small area.
SUNSET May 1983 (v.170#5) pg. 189

Making the most of shallow spaces. Wall pantry, two-way drawers, and between-stud storage.
SUNSET Jun 1983 (v.170#6) pg. 120

Storage center for small appliances occupies the space at the rear of the countertop and below overhead cupboards.
SUNSET Jun 1983 (v.170#6) pg. 156

Butcher-block island yields an extra 8 sq.ft. of work space.
SUNSET Nov 1983 (v.171#5) pg. 204

Tip: Slide-out chopping board shares space with an existing kitchen drawer.
SUNSET Apr 1984 (v.172#4) pg. 140

Make a backsplash storage rail for the kitchen. Small shelves, knife rack, paper towel dispenser, etc. may be placed anywhere along the rail.
SUNSET May 1984 (v.172#5) pg. 146

Tip: Kitchen peninsula ends in a 5-ft. circle "table".
SUNSET Sep 1984 (v.173#3) pg. 104

Cold-storage drawers in kitchen cupboards for potato and onion storage. Features a mesh bottom and two layers of screening and vent holes.
SUNSET Jun 1985 (v.174#6) pg. 132

Basic layout of a kitchen island for serious cooks. Top measures 3x7-ft. Storage drawers and cabinets for sugar, flour, vegetables, fruit, paper products, utensils, spices, food processor, bowls, cutting boards, sheet pans and large garbage can fill the base.
SUNSET Jan 1986 (v.176#1) pg. 72

Tip: Install drawers in the kickspace between cabinets and floor that can be opened with your foot.
SUNSET Jul 1987 (v.179#1) pg. 90

The basics of kitchen cabinetry. Stock, custom-modular and custom cabinets compared. How to determine the quality of a cabinet and to compute what you need.
SUNSET Jan 1989 (v.182#1) pg. 68

Tip: Niche for drying dinnerware is recessed into a counter and topped with a cutting board to hide it.
SUNSET Apr 1989 (v.182#4) pg. 124

How to combine stock kitchen cabinets in imaginative ways to create a custom look.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #808 Sep 1996 (v.92) pg. 38

Adding glide-out shelves to a lower (base) kitchen cabinet.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #830 Nov 1998 (v.94) pg. 32

How to construct a pull-out pantry.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 14 1978 (v.41#11) pg. 128, 142

Four face-lifts for kitchens. Includes several storage units you can build.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 11 1980 (v.43#7) pg. 102, 114

40 ways to banish kitchen clutter.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 3 1981 (v.45#2) pg. 94

Energy-saving dream kitchen. Includes directions for making a pantry and a divided storage cabinet for bakeware.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 9 1982 (v.45#6) pg. 72, 112

A custom-look kitchen on a shoestring. How to install ready-to-assemble cabinets, a tile countertop, and other tips.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 27 1982 (v.45#9) pg. 54, 172

Kitchen work centers for busy women. Includes a variety of useful accessories to build, including a food processor lazy susan, special drawers and shelves, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY May 18 1982 (v.45#10) pg. 92, 143

Small spaces make storage places. How to fill kitchen nooks and crannies with unique storage systems.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 14 1982 (v.45#15) pg. 12, 78

Closet and cabinet organizers. Tips on things you can build or buy to organize your kitchen cupboards.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 16 1982 (v.46#3) pg. 150, 166

Waist-high divider-counter and dining banquette unit replaces a pass-thru wall between kitchen and living room. Built from medium-density fiberboard.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 25 1983 (v.47#2) pg. 70, 72, 120

Make a soffit double as storage space.
WOMAN'S DAY May 22 1984 (v.47#10) pg. 135, 168

Basic cabinet construction. Shop-tested techniques for fabricating kitchen cabinets from plywood. Both wall and base cabinets are featured. Includes face frame, shelf, door and drawer construction.
WOOD MAGAZINE #3 Jan-Feb 1985 (v.2#1) pg. 59

Woodworkers' standards. Kitchen cabinets. Summary of standard measurements for kitchen cabinets and appliances.
WOOD MAGAZINE #13 Oct 1986 (v.3#5) pg. 64

Tip: Use pipe clamps to support an overhead (wall-mounted) cabinet during installation.
WOOD MAGAZINE #33 Feb 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 27

Shallow drop-down storage tray fits in the waste space underneath an upper-wall cabinet.
WOOD MAGAZINE #93 Dec 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 12

Custom cabinetmaking. Give your kitchen the ultimate makeover.
WOOD MAGAZINE #136 Oct 2001 (v.18#7) pg. 50

Installing kitchen cabinets. Careful measurement and planning for trouble-free placement.
WOOD MAGAZINE #136 Oct 2001 (v.18#7) pg. 60, Insert

Facilitate the hanging of kitchen wall cabinets by attaching a splayed fillet (cleat) to both the cabinet and wall. This will allow the cabinets to be easily hung and removed as desired.
WOODWORK #36 Dec 1995 pg. 26

Plans and cutting list for a wall hung kitchen cabinet. Overall dimensions: 970mm wide, 870mm tall and 145mm deep. Features 3 open shelves and 2 shelves behind frame-and-panel doors. Would make good spice cabinet.
WOODWORKER #1048 Mar 1981 (v.85) pg. 174

Tip on using two automobile scissor jacks to support upper-level kitchen cabinets during installation.
WOODWORKER Oct 1990 (v.94#10) pg. 1023

Canning jar storage shelves built from solid oak with oak plywood for the shelves. Half-lap dovetails join the stretchers to the uprights, providing both strength and a unique visual touch. Dimensions: 41" tall, 30" wide, 9" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1983 (v.7#5) pg. 46

Country vegetable bin. Reproduction of a 3-door bin which features wire screening in the doors to allow air circulation. Overall dimensions: 37" tall, 18" wide, 12" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 24

Tip: Suspend heavy wall-hung cabinets using bed rail fasteners.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1984 (v.8#5) pg. 56

Building kitchen cabinets.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1963 (v.19#1) pg. 26

Refinishing kitchen cabinets. Part 2.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1963 (v.19#1) pg. 44

Renewing kitchen cabinets.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1963 (v.19#2) pg. 40

Rebuilding kitchen cabinets.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1963 (v.19#5) pg. 54

A kitchen cabinet using wire freezer baskets instead of drawers is a good place to store fresh fruits and vegetables. A door made of perforated aluminum set in a wood frame allows for air circulation.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1968 (v.24#2) pg. 58

How to build slide out drawers for kitchen cabinets.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1974 (v.30#2) pg. 10

How to refinish kitchen cabinets. Includes instructions for stripping the old finish and refinishing them.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1974 (v.30#4) pg. 8

"Quick-change" kitchen features a pegboard wall of shelves and cabinets with Marlite plastic-coated hardboard inserts that can be changed. Includes diagrams for constructing two styles of cabinets.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1975 (v.31#1) pg. 32

How to build a wall pantry with shelves that are the depth of the studs. Pantry doors are cut from a patterned hardboard that corresponds to the wall surface around the pantry so that the opening is hardly visible.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1975 (v.31#4) pg. 34

Pan-rack cabinet is built to fit over a refrigerator with dividers for cookie sheets, trays, etc.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1976 (v.32#2) pg. 6

How to build a kitchen cabinet that provides storage in the soffit enclosure.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1976 (v.32#6) pg. 96

Tip shows how to make swing-out quarter-circle shelves for a kitchen base cabinet where access is limited.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1977 (v.33#2) pg. 51

Tip shows how to make a pull-out storage compartment for over a refrigerator.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 2

Low-cost, easy kitchen remodeling involves resurfacing existing cabinets with plastic overlays. Instructions for working with the overlay material furnished.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 38

Increase pantry storage by installing drawers of various depths and lazy-susan circular shelves.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1979 (v.35#5) pg. 48

Spacious wooden bin, with slanted, drop-down front, was originally used to store sugar or flour. May also be used as a telephone desk, boot storage rack, etc. Dimensions: 23" wide, 25" tall, 15" deep.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1980 (v.36#3) pg. 76

Modify your deep kitchen cabinet shelves to pull out so that you can easily reach items at the back of the shelf.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1980 (v.36#6) pg. 2

Refinishing wood kitchen cabinets. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1980 (v.36#6) pg. 16

Kitchen utility cabinet rolls on caster. Butcher block top, three small drawers and a divided storage cabinet.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1982 (v.38#3) pg. 106

Major kitchen updating on a modest budget. Includes tips on building pull out bins (shelves) to store heavy pots and appliances.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1984 (v.40#1) pg. 88

Updated kitchen is planned to utilize modern hardware and efficient design. Includes instructions for building shelves, drawers, cabinet doors, etc.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1984 (v.40#5) pg. 8

Open shelf unit is alternative to kitchen upper cabinets. Built from 2x2, 1x12, and dowel stock. Serves to both store and display your dishes.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1985 (v.41#6) pg. 48

Kitchen cabinet remodeling is easy using professional-quality doors and convenient accessories. Tips on what is available.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1986 (v.42#3) pg. 12

Economical kitchen remodeling uses "veneered" particleboard. How to make your own thick veneer and apply it to particleboard backing. This technique is suitable for building inexpensive kitchen cabinets.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1986 (v.42#5) pg. 82

Cure for messy cabinets. Build pullout trays and install them with full extension drawer slides just above the existing shelves. Makes it much easier to get at items stored near the back of deep cabinets.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1987 (v.43#3) pg. 79

SPECIAL SECTION on kitchens. Designing a kitchen to create more usable space and better storage. Learn how to build and install kitchen cabinets and countertops. Installing dishwasher and sink.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1992 (v.48#2) pg. 23, 30, 38, 42, 48

Rescue wasted space in a blind-corner kitchen cabinet by installing a pivot-and-pull shelf unit.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1992 (v.48#4) pg. 46

A retrofit corner drawer. Install a drawer with a V-shape front into the dead space in a corner base cabinet (the area above a lazy Susan).
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1994 (v.50#1) pg. 54

Installing pullout trays (shelves) in an existing kitchen pantry cabinet is made easier by using commercial drawer slides.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1994 (v.50#1) pg. 56

Finishes for wood cabinets in kitchens and baths. Choosing between maximum protection and showing off the wood.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1994 (v.50#4) pg. 14

Installing manufactured cabinetry in kitchen or bath. A related article deals with selection of cabinets.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1998 (v.54#2) pg. 18, 25

Kitchen cabinet retofit. Replace fixed shelves in base cabinets with shallow drawers or trays that pull out on full-extension slides so that you have complete access all the way to the back of the cabinet.
WORKBENCH #251 Jan-Feb 1999 (v.55#1) pg. 42

Tip on improving access to the kitchen cabinet over a refrigerator by reversing the doors so they hinge in the center.
WORKBENCH #254 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.55#4) pg. 16