"Today, manufacturers assemble them faster and more economically than we can." The goal is to take this collection of boxes and bring them together to make a beautiful piece of built-in furniture.The basic installation sequence is straightforward: You want to get everything straight, plumb, and level. For full step-by-step instructions, shopping list, and tools list, see How to Hang Kitchen Cabinets.And in most cases, they'll even cut the plywood to your dimensions.
In this kitchen, cream-colored custom kitchen cabinets lighten the space and add contrast to the steel stove. To indulge the splurge on marble countertops, these homeowners saved elsewhere by keeping the original room layout and plumbing as is.It's amazing what a little veneer and some new doors can do to brighten an aging space.Both are available through woodworking companies, and some manufactures offer peel-and-stick veneer to make the task simpler. Work carefully, and your kitchen will look brand-new in no time.This kitchen gets additional warmth from cherry counters, an antique island, gingham-check wallpaper, and an apron sink.The rich wall paint in this kitchen highlights the gray veins of the marble, and a flea market chandelier warms up the space.