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Cabinetry Tips & Techniques

with Jim Heavey
Learn how to breathe new life into old cabinets and confidently tackle your own build. Join WOOD magazine's Jim Heavey for this FREE mini-class!

Start constructing cabinets like a pro, and gain the skills you need to tackle your own build! WOOD magazine contributing craftsman and educator Jim Heavey will guide you through cabinet anatomy, how to stabilize and square your pieces, and ways to update existing cabinets. Learn how to give tired doors new life by fixing broken rails and stiles and replacing sagging hinges. Plus, banish loud slamming doors for good when you install a handy soft-close feature. Then, determine the cause of sticking doors, and find out how to tighten or re-glue loose joints. You'll also learn how to repair and replace drawer slides and glides, and get tips on sanding and planing warped sides. Finally, get inspired to reface and refinish your wood for a brand new look!

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Lesson 1. Welcome to Your FREE Mini-Class

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Lesson 2. Cabinet Anatomy


Lesson 3. Dealing With Doors


Lesson 4. Sticky Drawers


Lesson 5. Refacing & Refinishing

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