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Would you like to have your own cabinetmaking business...do an excellent job...and make a decent living? Cabinets and Countertops shows you how. Learn how to set up your custom shop, fill it with the right (not necessarily expensive)tools and use them to produce cabinets while pleasing high-end customers ...
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Would you like to have your own cabinetmaking business...do an excellent job...and make a decent living? Cabinets and Countertops shows you how. Learn how to set up your custom shop, fill it with the right (not necessarily expensive)tools and use them to produce cabinets while pleasing high-end customers with top-notch quality, design and service.
You get all of author Charles Self's expertise on:
*kitchen planning, including designing for lifestyle
*suitable woods - natural and engineered
*tools and basic joinery techniques
*constructing the carcass, face frames and doors
*building and attaching drawers
*hardware and finishes
*installing base and wall cabinets
*selecting, building and installing countertops
*projects for slow times
*much, much more!
Charles Self is a professional writer and a Contributing Editor to Remodeling News. He is the past president and former newsletter editor of the National Home & Workshop Writers. He is the author of several books on construction topics.
|Ch. 1||Planning Kitchens||1|
|Ch. 2||Woods for Cabinetry||79|
|Ch. 3||Engineered Woods: Plywoods and Medium-Density Fiberboard||123|
|Ch. 4||Tools for the Real Work||137|
|Ch. 5||Basic Cabinet Joinery||191|
|Ch. 6||The Basic Box: Cabinet Carcass Construction||237|
|Ch. 7||Face Frame Style and Substance, Plus Doors to Suit||275|
|Ch. 8||Building and Attaching Drawers||303|
|Ch. 9||Finishing: Put a Glow on It||311|
|Ch. 10||Installing Base and Wall Cabinets||327|
|Ch. 11||Topping It||337|
|App. A||Starting the Small Business||359|
|App. B||Zoning and Other Possible Problems||369|
|App. C||The Office Computer||379|
|App. D||Insurance Protection for the Small Business||385|
|App. E||Planning and Financing Your Cabinetmaking Business||391|
|App. F||Marketing the Small Business||413|
|App. G||Where They Are: Locations of Resources, On- and Off-Line||421|
Posted March 2, 2003
I was looking for a book with step-by-step instructions. This book doesn't show you how to construct anything. Instead it discusses how to start a business. NOT WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR !Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.