How to build a kitchen cabinet

How to Build a Kitchen Cabinet

Have you ever looked at your kitchen and wished that you had more space available for all the kitchen utensils and glass jars? If you are looking to increase the holding space of your kitchen, then installing beautiful cabinets is the best way to do so. Not only do they give you more room for storing items but also amplify the beauty of your kitchen with their stunning and beautiful designs. Did you know that you don’t need to spend big bucks for getting the cabinets and can easily build your own kitchen cabinets? Here we are explaining to you how to build kitchen cabinets for a revamped kitchen space.


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Different kinds of kitchen cabinets

Before beginning on how to build kitchen cabinets, let’s have a look at some of the  basic cabinet designs that you must have in your kitchen.

How to Build a Kitchen Cabinet | Base Cabinets

The base cabinets are like the basic building blocks of your kitchen layout. They provide a good amount of storage space, especially for larger kitchen utensils like pots and pans. In addition to this, they also serve as the foundation base for your kitchen countertops. When you build your own base cabinets, then you can easily alter and modify the widths and depths of each box to suit your requirements, usage and the kitchen layout.

Blind Corner Base Cabinets

Blind corner base cabinets are the type of cabinets used where two straight runs of cabinets meet at the corner of the wall. Almost every kitchen requires one or more blind corner base cabinet. There can be slight variations to the designs of blind corner cabinet, such as an angled drawer in addition to a wide-open blind corner base, but each of them allows for enhanced storage usage of the kitchen space in the corners.

Wall Cabinets

Wall cabinets are generally used for storing smaller items like dishes, cutlery, glassware, cookbooks, food and spice storage and other such things. The wall cabinets may be covered by doors or they may be left open to display the stored items. It doesn’t matter as to how you choose to cover your wall cabinets, the basics of the box design remain the same.

Pantry Cabinets

try cabinets are the tall, narrow boxes that extend right from the floor to above the wall cabinets. They can be fitted with multiple shelves for storage, or have big open partitions to accommodate tall items like brooms and mops.

How to make kitchen cabinets at home?

Now that we know the basic cabinet types, we can proceed with how to make kitchen cabinets. Follow these steps:


  1. First of all formulate a cabinet design according to your kitchen layout and take all the measurements of the cabinets.
  2. Get plywood boards according to the sizes. Keep the sizes a little extra to give room for cutting.
  3. Mark the sizes on the plywood boards according to the measurements taken.
  4. Saw these blocks out and arrange them to form a box like structure.
  5. Nail them together firmly to keep them in place. Then bind the corners firmly with the help of binding glue.
  6. Cover the countertops with laminates having the design of your choice.
  7. Fix the cabinets on the walls. Nail in extra shelves if required.


Your cabinets are ready. Now you can store all your kitchen items with ease. Enjoy your increased storage space and the beautified kitchen.