But more often than not, the room itself lacks those attributes. Cabinets arguably take up the most real estate in your kitchen.Supplies: – 1 or 2 sheets of 4×8 1/4″ plywood ripped down into 2.5″ strips – Miter Saw – Nail Gun – Orbital Sander – Detail Sander – Wood Filler – Putty Knife DISCLAIMER: I am a DIYer, not a professional carpenter.This is a budget friendly solution I found to transform my kitchen without breaking the bank.
"Back then, it was still cost-effective for small shops to build them," he recalls.
When we were looking to buy this house I knew without a doubt something had to be done with the kitchen.
On the bright side the cabinets are solid oak and were in overall great condition, but they were coated, and I mean coated in grease.
Next, I used Goof-Off and steel wool to remove the grease residue.
I brought the strips home, cut them to length and attached them around the edges of the cabinet doors with a brad nailer. Ladies, if you’ve never used a saw and a nail gun, you must. This is how the doors looked after the trim was added. Of course, I took a day and caulked the cracks and holes and prepped the doors and drawers for painting.