A kitchen or bathroom renovation raises the value of a home. And with Building Kitchen Cabinets & Bathroom Vanities you'll discover how surprisingly straightforward it is to do. Author Steve Cory's heavily illustrated book - which contains nearly 500 photos and drawings - is a clear guide to building beautiful and sturdy kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Easy to follow. Building face-frame cabinets in a variety of styles, including Shaker, slab, and cottage - and for a fraction of what they would cost to buy - is made simple with Cory's step-by-step instructions. Chapters are provided on: Design, tools, and wood Basic building methods Wall cabinets, base cabinets, and drawer bodies Building bathroom vanities Finishing and installing techniques For the novice craftsmen and more experienced woodworkers. Beginner craftsmen will be given the basic tools to build each component and will be challenged to successfully complete more complicated steps. More advanced home improvers, homebuilders, and woodworkers will also find valuable expert-level advice for beautiful designs and stress-free execution in Building Kitchen Cabinets & Bathroom Vanities .