How to Install Cabinet Door Hardware
Adding interesting cabinet hardware is a great way to add character to a kitchen while saving money - and it's easy to do! Learn how to install it yourself with these easy steps.
Route the top and bottom edges of the doors to create a slot for the pull handles using a 1/16" dado bit with a follow bearing to cut the groove (Image 1).
Use a compound miter saw to cut the pull handles to size.
Notch out the end with a Japanese pull saw, then trim it using aviation snips (Image 2).
Attach the pull handles and tap them into place with a rubber mallet.
Instead of normal door handles, Howard's designer suggested using door pulls on the top and bottom (Image 1).
Each individual door has to have a groove routed in the top and bottom. Once the groove is in place, you just tap the door pull into place. A barbed edge will prevent the door pull from coming off (Image 2).
To install the sink, start by attaching the mounting clips that come with it (Image 1).
Some sinks, like this one, have a foam gasket that will eliminate the need for silicone (Image 2).
Set the sink in place and tighten the retaining clips (Image 3).