Basic Cabinetmaking


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SKU: BCSW-BC Category:

Instructor:  Back Channel Staff

6 consecutive days starting Monday September 12-Saturday September 17, 9AM to 5:30PM

A $100.00 deposit is required to confirm your reservation. Deposit is refundable until 30 days before the class.


Cabinet will be “In the White” or unfinished. Painting or other finishing is not included as part of the class.


Material Fee estimated to be $125
Extra Router Table materials estimated to be $75
(Premium casters, 1-1/2” thick laminated top, plate, dust port, “T” bolts, wing knobs, and fence parts)
No tools required. No experience required.

Class Description

This class will help you develop skills for finer cabinet construction using cabinet-grade plywood and solid wood face frames. Each student will build their own kitchen base cabinet with raised panel drawer face and doors. The skills and techniques learned in building the base cabinet are repeated for every element of kitchen cabinet construction or other built-in casework. Since one base cabinet is not necessarily all that useful, many students opt to turn the cabinet into a custom router table for their shop. Another option would be a small bathroom vanity.

Key Lessons

  • Develop plans and cut lists
  • Table saw setup and safety
  • Dimensioning solid wood
  • Pocket hole joinery
  • Biscuit joinery
  • Domino demonstration
  • Cope and stick door joinery
Cutting mitres
  • Shaping raised panels
  • Selecting and installing cabinet hardware