A dramatic upgrade doesn't have to be difficult. Nothing transforms the look and function of prized kitchen space like new cabinets and countertops. Now both are easier than ever to install with detailed guidance from Gregory Paolini's illustrated book integrated with DVD video. Simply watch this master cabinetmaker execute on video exactly what he's explaining. A comprehensive DIY guide. This multimedia approach walks you through drawing out a plan, selecting the right cabinetry and countertop materials, and the important steps of site preparation. There are specific instructions for installing both wall and base cabinets so they are level and square, plus easy ways to finish with perfect side panels and trim around the cabinets. It's all in here. Adding value without adding stress. Building beautiful, sturdy face-frame cabinets with frame-and-panel doors is a superb way to add value to a home and convenience to everyday living. The author's foolproof methods apply to both stock and custom cabinets, giving readers plenty of options -- both high-end and economical -- for updating their kitchens. Clearly labeled photos, helpful sidebars, and "WorkSmart" tips combine to provide a direct path to achieving the look that's just right.