How to Build Your Own Farmhouse Cabinets

Nov 19th
Old Farmhouse Cabinets
Old Farmhouse Cabinets

Farmhouse Cabinets – The country house cabinet style was grown out of necessity. As those who homesteaded and built their farms in the 1800s did not have access to large pieces of wood. As a result, thin pieces of wood were join to form cupboard doors and sides. When making farm cabinets, it is only necessary to build the closet doors according to this style to save time. Since the doors are the only part that is always visible. Cabinet ends can also be construct in this way if desired.

The first step for DIY farmhouse cabinets, organize four 1/2-by-3-by-24-inch tongue and boards slotted next to each other so they stay in place. Cut the visible tongue of the final plate with a saw. Apply the wood glue to the remaining languages and adhere the joints in a firm manner. Suspend in a position that dries without sticking to anything for at least four hours.

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Surround glued joints with two 1/2-by-2-by-16-inch boards and two 1/2-by-2-by-24-inch boards so that the four boards form a rectangular frame around of glued joints. Drill two holes in each board frame plate, through the face of a frame plate and into the plate ends of the adjacent frames. Join the boards together by setting a 3-inch wood screw in each hole and tighten them completely with a drill.

Drill a hole in each side of the door through each frame plate and in the tongue and groove joints for only four total holes. Place the frame of farmhouse cabinets on the center joints with four 3-inch wood screws completely tightened.

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