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Building Your Own Kitchen Cabinets: Layout-Materials-Construction-Installation by Jere Cary Building Your Own Kitchen Cabinets: Layout-Materials-Construction-Installation
by Jere Cary

Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.37 x 10.03 x 8.06
Publisher: Taunton Pr; (May 1983)
ISBN: 0918804159

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Customer Reviews
Outdated Info!, July 24, 2002
Reviewer: jeffreyt78 from Trabuco Canyon, CA United States
For a book written in 1983 I believe the information is a little outdated for todays woodworker. No mention of Euro cabinets, which is the majority of what is built now days. The book has some good information but all in all needs to be updated.

Not for the novice!, June 14, 2002
Reviewer: Connie R from Kansas City, Mo USA
Poorly illistrated an much too much text for a relatively simple project. Not worth it's price. If you are a novice interested in basic cabinet building, I highly recommend "Better Homes and Gardens Step-By-Step Cabinets & Shelves". It covers everything from tools to lumber to construction and installation, including countertops and drawer construction. It's a MUCH better book than this one! Don't waste you money on this book!

poor illustrations, May 1, 2002
Reviewer: dgulick from Littleton, CO USA
This book offers a single technique to cabinet construction with little background or reference. The illustrations throughout are like the one on the cover, isometric line drawings. It would be nice if they had some call-outs and some photos of actual construction. For a do-it-yourselfer who wants to learn, this was disappointing.

A good text for the intermediate woodworker, September 6, 2001
Reviewer: Douglyss Giuliana from Newton, MA United States
This solid text describes a plan of attack for building your own kitchen cabinets. Cary describes some types of wood, planning the space, constructing some basic pieces, and finishing. However, it is not a complete reference for the beginner. Wood selection, an important step in cabinet making, gets only cursory coverage and types and uses of woods are not covered in detail. In addition, while joinery is covered well, actual methods of attaching (nail, screw, glue) were not described in enough detail for the novice.

Definitely a good text if you are experienced in woodworking and want to tackle a larger project.

An excellent book for the beginning cabinet maker!, October 30, 1998
Reviewer: A reader from Los Angeles, Ca.
I found Mr. Cary's book to be a worthwhile investment in time and money! He is very detailed oriented, without being redundant or boring, when describing each phase of building your cabinet. He provides you with step-by-step prodecures that are clear and easy to follow! He also provides helpful hints on how to avoid mistakes and what can be done when mistakes are made. This book is a must have for those who have two left thumbs like me!

A great book in the fundamentals of cabinet building., January 25, 1998
Reviewer: Keith Mealy Guardsman FurniturePro from Cincinnati, OH
From layout of kitchen through installation, Jere Cary takes you thru each step of construction. Especially helpful are standard dimensions, options, and what to do if you goof. This book is helpful if you are building any casework, whether it has shelves, doors, or drawers. Don't let the title lead you to think it's only for kitchen cabinets.

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