Installing kitchen cabinet hardware is a relatively easy job and this little change can set the tone for your whole kitchen.
Kitchen cabinet installation hardware. Screwdriver with philips head or whatever head matches the screws that came with your cabinet hardware power drill. Kitchen cabinet knobs come with two screws of different lengths. True position tools tpt 1934 is a professional grade jig for larger jobs and a must for installing cabinet door bars.
Use small bit to make starter hole when drilling holes for pulls and knobs because you can t fix a hole that s too large for the screw. Using the proper tools and following step by step instructions will help make your kitchen a comfortable place for. Tourace cabinet jig is an economical jig i own and have in my toolbox for small projects.
Before you begin your cabinet hardware installation collect the proper tools. The short screw is for the cabinet doors of standard thickness while the longer screw is for use on drawers that have false fronts attached to the drawer boxes. 3 16 drill bit one s included with our fav hardware templates 5 64 drill bit or smaller ours is from this drill bit set pen or pencil.
Installing new hardware provides the perfect finishing touch for your space whether you re planning a full kitchen remodel or doing a diy cabinet update. Install the knob. A jig has pre measured holes that allow for exact placement of holes for cabinet hardware.
Once you ve collected the necessary materials it s time to get to work. Best for small jobs. Every tool should solve a problem and make things easier.
The knobs and pulls you choose will not only influence the style of the kitchen but its function as well. Before getting started with installing your cabinet hardware you ll need to decide which type of cabinet hardware you want to use knobs or pulls or both. Installing your cabinet pulls.
Most drawer pulls are centered on the drawer fronts but if the cabinet you re working on has two or three drawers the same size and one larger one at the bottom install the bottom knob or pull higher than the center of that drawer front. For this project you ll need a drill a jig masking tape a tape measurer knobs ruler hammer finishing nail and a ruler or straightedge. Tools are just awesome.
Swap out your existing kitchen hardware for a quick refresh or complete your new bathroom vanity with a set of drawer pulls. There are two purposes when it comes to cabinet hardware placement.