Think of your kitchen as a woodworking project, not a remodeling job, and you'll see how easy it is to bring old cabinets back to life. Your skills can create a fresh look that also boosts your home's value.
The secret: Reuse existing cabinets and only add new ones to solve kitchen layout problems. To prove that's possible, we changed the following in this '50s-era kitchen for less than $2,000:
On top of what we did for $2,000, the homeowner added a new dishwasher, sink, faucet, lights, and countertops.
Featured in the March 2010 issue of WOOD.
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