Introduction to Cabinetmaking


An introduction to the basic principles of cabinetmaking including table saw and router use.

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SKU: BCSW-IC Category:

Instructor:   Back Channel Staff

Saturday & Sunday, February 22nd and 23rd, 8AM to 4:30PM (lunch will be provided)

(students registering for this class and Basic Cabinetmaking receive a $100 discount)

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

This is an introductory class for the making of cabinets and built-ins. If you are unsure of your table saw skills, this class will help you gain skill and confidence. Students will learn to safely and accurately cut square sheet good parts on the table saw. Using Melamine and T-mould edging, the students, as a group, will construct simple, strong cabinets with adjustable shelves. Then they will build drawer boxes, drawer faces and hang doors with European hinges. I call these “institutional” cabinets. Besides hospitals and commercial places, they are useful in a basement, garage, laundry room, shop or as children’s furniture.

Key Lessons

  • Develop plans and cut lists
  • Table saw setup and safety
  • Strategy and sequence for cutting square parts
  • Making bases and toe kicks
  • T-mould edges
  • Planning and making adjustable shelves
  • Carcass assembly with pocket holes
  • Hanging doors and drawers
  • Installation techniques

Power tools and hand tools are available at the shop. No tools or materials needed .