How To Install Cabinets - Instructional Series 

How To Install Cabinets Instructional Series 

Video 1 - Prepping For Wall Cabinets 

Finding High Spots / Ledger Boards / Pre-Wiring / Venting 

Video Time Stamps:
00:00 - Unpacking... Covering Floors
01:00 - Ledger Boards - Proper Height
01:45 - Story Stick (How to make)***
02:10 - Story Stick (Finding the high spots)
03:20 - Marking Line on wall for Ledger Boards
03:30 - High Spot - Dictates height of other cabinets
04:44 - High Spot - Using Story Stick
05:30 - High Spot - On adjacent walls
05:45 - Wiring for under-cabinet lighting
06:27 - Finding and Marking Stud locations on wall
08:37 - Laying out - All cabinets & fillers on walls
09:51 - Ledger Boards - hanging
10:48 - Venting for Microwave - Moving location

Video 2 - Building Wall Cabinets 

Building Runs / Fillers / Corners / Wiring 

Video Time Stamps:
00:00 - Sorting Your Cabinets Properly
00:35 - Build Cabinet Runs - Screwing Together
03:50 - Screwing Backs of Cabinets Together
05:40 - Fillers - How To Cut (staining edges)
07:40 - Fillers - Installing (fixing a warped filler)
10:15 - Screwing a Corner Cabinet In Place
12:30 - Wiring - Boring Holes for routing

Video 3 - Installing Wall Cabinets 

Installing / Fastening 

Video Time Stamps:
00:00 - Hanging Cabinets - Runs... Not Individuals
02:05 - Walls - Warped and Not Plumb
05:40 - Fridge Cabinet - Measuring for and Installing
10:00 - Fillers - Installing Against a Wall

Video 4 - Prepping For Base Cabinets 

Installing The Right Way 

Video Time Stamps:
00:00 - How To Layout Cabinet Runs
00:20 - Cabinet Leveling System - Why and How
01:05 - Base Cabinet Runs - Proper Strategy ***
03:08 - Clamping & Screwing Base Cabinets
04:03 - Installing The Leveling System
05:20 - Setting "most" Cabinets Into Place (not all)
05:39 - Setting Laser - Finding Highest Point
06:05 - Drilling For Plumbing Lines - The right way

Video 5 - Leveling Base Cabinets 

Creating A Level Foundation For Years To Come 

Video Time Stamps:
00:16 - Setting Base Cabinets 1" away from the walls
00:28 - Wall Hang - What Is It... and How To Avoid It
01:00 - Leveling The Base Cabinets - To The Laser ***
03:00 - Now scoot Cabinets To The Wall
03:50 - Sink Base - Setting Into Place - How
05:00 - Shimming And Screwing Cabinets To The Wall
06:00 - Raising Base Cabinets Off Ground 1/8" For Water Leaks ***

Video 6 - Using Shims 

Shims are ok to use if your installing laminate tops. Never for granite. 

Video Time Stamps:
00:06 - Must Install Individually
00:20 - Story Stick
00:27 - Drawing Base Lines on Wall
00:35 - Setting Into Place Starting At Corner
01:00 - Uneven Floors and Walls
01:10 - Re-leveling
01:36 - Expansion and Contraction Issues
02:20 - Sink Base Installed With Others
03:00 - Cabinet Specific Tools

Leveling Tips... 

Leveling Tall Cabinets 

Leveling Corner Cabinets 

Leveling Islands & Peninsulas 

More Great Videos 

Please Pardon Our Dust... "Some" of the videos below are under construction.
Proposed Completion for all videos:
Dec 1st 2019

Installation & Design 

Lighting & Electrical 

Crown & Trim Molding 

Islands & Peninsulas 

Tall Cabinets & Pantries 

Soffits & Low Ceilings 

Turning & Pillars 

Cabinet Specific Tools - To Make Your Job Easier... 

Cabinet Specific Tools
To Make Your Job Easier... 

Cabinet Levelers

Quick Jig

Crown Master

Super Clamps

Stud Finder Pro

Self Leveling Laser