• Man making a wooden box
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    Build a Wall Cabinet, Part 2: Face Frame

    This is part two of our three-part cabinetmaking tutorial. Be sure to download the project plan that provides dimensional details, hardware sources, and the cut list for this project. Build Sequence The sequence followed to build the cabinet is important. The cabinet carcase gets built first, and the face frame is cut to size and…

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  • Long wood pieces
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    How to Make Face Frames

    If you’re interested in building cabinets, you’ll want to learn how to make face frames. If you plan to make a lot of cabinets, such as a set for your kitchen, then efficiency becomes very important. Learning how to make face frames is not hard, but like anything, there are some tips that can help…

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  • Scribe on a Face Frame
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    Scribe on a Face Frame

    If two face frame cabinets will be installed side by side or, if the end of the cabinet will be against a wall, it’s important that you leave an overhang on the face frame, called a scribe. This easy to do approach will allow the face frames to close seamlessly against each other, and allow…

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  • Gluing A Face Frame to a Case
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    How to Attach a Cabinet Face Frame to a Cabinet

    One challenge woodworkers face as they learn how to build cabinets is gluing the cabinet face frame to the case. A cabinet face frame is the wood fixed to the front of a cabinet case–sometimes called a carcase, which hides the edges of the case and provides the fixing point for doors and other external…

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