One Way to Skin A Cabinet
by Marylee MacDonald
Step 1. The existing plywood wall cabinets are extended up the ceiling
with plywood sides and a pine face-frame.
How to put a pretty new hardwood face on plain
old cabinets-and make them taller, too.
Step 2. After measuring the cabinets, we cut the pre-finished oak
veneer, big pieces first.
The goal in this project was to upgrade a 1950s kitchen without spending a lot of money and
without disrupting the lives of the tenants living in the apartment. In addition, we wanted the
kitchen remodel to fit in with the original style of the turn-of-the-century home. Oak cabinets
with raised-panel doors