Returning a base molding against a cabinet side or wall using a back miter
Brian explains the steps you will go through when receiving a shipment and signing delivery receipt.
Adjusting Blum Tandem Drawer Glides for Precise Fit and Operation
Discusses elements of a cabinet door such as Edge Profile, Framing Bead and Panel Raise and how you can dictate these elements at no extra charge to create truly unique designs for your project.
In overlay cabinets, ends of cabinets can be decorated with a simple applied door panel that lines up with the adjacent cabinet doors the operable surfaces
A video that focuses on Applied Molding doors and why they are different (and more expensive) than standard doors.
This video details information on apron sink bases including how they are cut out, supported, etc.
Assembling a tall Conestoga cabinet in the upright position
A look at the tools and materials needed to build a typical Conestoga RTA cabinet
Conestoga's assorted trim moldings such as scribe, inside and outside corner and much more.
Video shows the option for base lazy susans where each 'leg' can be a different width, making designing the corner of your kitchen easier and 'filler free'
Attaching a plywood/bead board panel to the back of an island
Bamboo door options
An interesting use of Barrister hardware (not supplied by Conestoga)
Conestoga's new 1 and 2 drawer cabinets used as an ideal window seat
Conestoga's Base 2 Door 5 Drawer Cabinet
Conestoga's new Base 2 Drawer Roll Out cabinet
This cabinet gives the appearance of a 2 drawer cabinet but reveals an additional 2 drawers inside, for a total of 4 drawers. Not to mention, it's customizable from top to bottom in size, depth, finish, drawer fronts, drawer boxes, hand-pull shapes, and more.
Assembly operation of a Base 3 Drawer Equal Height Cabinet. Brian notes the overlay versus inset opening size issue and how drawer boxes and face frame will not be equal on full overlay cabinets.
Assembly of the Bae 4 Drawer cabinet. Also shows the installation of the rear mounting brackets and inset mounting brackets.
A brief overview of Conestoga's popular base and casing moldings
A quick demonstration of the assembly process for a simple base cabinet in Conestoga's RTA cabinet line
Base cabinet assembly showing new cabinet back method
This video illustrates things to be aware of as you install your base cabinets: corner clearances, counter support, etc.
Conestoga Base Cabinet Top Strips...What if mine came wrong, damaged or missing?
A video describing Conestoga's new Base Corner Pie Cut 3 Drawer cabinet, its features and its assembly.
Understanding and designing with Conestoga's BEAL / BEAR base end angle transition cabinet
Base filler columns and example of use in island overhang
Assembly of a Base Full Door cabinet
Conestoga's new Base Full Door Roll Out Cabinet
Base Integrated Under Counter Microwave Features and Benefits
A video devoted to showing the basics of assembly for a pie cut cabinet. Note the shelves/susans are installed DURING the assembly!
Things to be aware of if you plan on using a BLS in inset or beaded inset cabinet applications
Sink base full door cabinets come with a panel to hide the sink basin. Brian explains how to use the panel for overlay application and the modifications needed for inset.
Understanding Conestoga's base under counter microwave cabinets for integrated or set in place Microwaves
Filler Column assembly and descriptions of how they are used
Overview of Conestoga's basic crown program. They also offer many non-standard crowns for your consideration, all in the catalog for your review!
How to trim the front frames on a beaded inset BLS so that the beads meet cleanly in the corner.
Designing with and understanding Conestoga's Blind Corner cabinets
Brian shows how to install the Blum Aventos HK Lift Hinges.
This video shows the full Blum Tandem installation for standard 18, 21 and 24 deep cabinets
Installing Conestoga's 'ready to Install' bottom mount trash pull out
Step 1 of installing our Hafele Moovit Trash pullout: Unboxing the contents
Installing the slide base in the cabinet which will accept the glide body/trash roll out
Adjusting the door mounting bracket position based on your kitchen's door overlay
Mounting the cabinet door to a trash pull out so that the door lines up with the adjacent cabinet doors
Final steps to installing your Hafele Trash Pullout
Cabinet Clear Repair - How to Repair Cracks and Damages
Brian goes over shelf options and explains the difference between standard and matching interior.
Cabinet Paint Repair - How to Repair Cracks and Splits
Cleaning and care/repair of catalyzed conversion varnish finishes
Conestoga corner cabinet assembly
Conestoga's official base cabinet assembly video. Be sure to check out all the assembly videos on our web site as you may pick up some tricks from each.
Conestoga wall cabinet assembly. We encourage you to watch all the assembly videos in our library as you may pick up some tricks in each.
Conestoga allows you to create virtually any cabinet combination simply by ordering a custom face frame (and doors/fronts/boxes). This video explains how.
How to easily install base cabinet doors straight and level
Crown moldings that accept decorative inserts
CTR & CBR
Conestoga's Custom Extended Stile option and when to use it
Custom Mullions - Features & Benefits
Assembling (CSCO) which we refer to as the "swiss army knife of cabinets" because of its versatility.
What is a Wide Top Rail and when would it be used? This video will answer that question for you!
A critical explanation of what to expect when you order custom woods in Conestoga's RTA cabinet program.
An overview of Conestoga's cutlery divider program
This video shows the affect of light on Cherry and discusses some of the challenges of working with America's favorite wood specie.
Brian goes over how to handle unique deliveries.
Designing with Conestoga's Case Only (CSCO) Cabinet
Dishwasher End Panel/Custom Sized End Panel description, uses and assembly.
A brief video describing the differences between our door overlay options (1/2" partial, 1-1/4" Full and 1-3/8" Ultra-full overlays) as well as inset/beaded inset
Brian explains our standard drawer box specs and options that can be included
When a drawer is extremely narrow, it limits the panel options for that drawer front (same can be said for narrow doors). This video shows your options as you consider your top drawer front design.
What is a dust top and how to use it
Edge Profiles & Framing Beads
Describes the available decorative options for cabinet backs and ends. Helpful when determining how to finish off the backs of your island and/or peninsula.
Discussion of Flush vs Exposed Ends
Describes one of our most popular and useful cabinet options, the Extended Stile (built in filler)
Video shows how a filler can be used to close in a gap over the fridge when standard height fridge cabinets (3" increment heights) are used.
How to install a 3 or 6" filler pull out rack
Discussion of filler pull out racks when used in inset cabinets as well as things to watch out for.
Finished bottom option.
A video describing what to order to achieve finished cabinet bottoms that match your cabinet exteriors.
An explanation of our wood finishes (stains, paints, glazes) and how to procure a sample for your review.
Discussion of Conestoga's Flush Shaped Toe option, how to order and things to be aware of
Things you may run in to during assembly that prevent the front frame from fully seating on the cabinet box
How do you get the look of classic furniture feet on your Conestoga base/tall/vanity cabinets? Use a valance and customize it to your needs as well as create a matching base molding for the sides of the cabinets!
How to organize your cabinets before starting assembly
Description of Conestoga's Half Moon Blind Corner pull out system
Installing handles and knobs on drawer fronts using an easy to make jig
Installing handles and knobs using a easy to make jig
Installing Lazy susan doors using Blum's 170 degree hinge
Some ideas for how to hang your file folders in a Conestoga desk base cabinet
Hinge direction on Cabinet Doors
How to Assemble a Custom Size Case Only Cabinet (CSCO)
How to Assemble a Two Tier Wall Cabinet (TTW)
Brian explains the assembly of a vanity cabinet with sink area to right and drawers to left (flipped orientation is also available as VCR-BD).
How to Assemble a Wall Diagonal Corner Single Entry Cabinet (WCS)
Brian explains the assembly of an apron sink base cabinet (ASB)
Brian shows you how to assemble an End Panel (DWEP-EP) and talks you through its practical uses. End Panels are primarily used for a dishwasher end-of-run (to carry the countertop past the dishwasher and achieve a finished look) or a refrigerator end-of-run enclosure.
End Skins are a simple and effective way to finish the end of a cabinet or cabinet run in your kitchen, bathroom, or home office. This option is a necessary alternative to a flush end if you're ordering a custom species such as walnut, pine, or quarter sawn oak.
Brian explains the cabinet specifications and assembly of a base double entry cabinet (BDE).
How to Install Inset Cabinet Hardware
Keep your price low by following these tips!
I received my quote...Now, what happens?
Overview of Inset Cabinets and considerations when ordering
Options to consider for inset drawers
This video shows how to shim base/tall cabinets to account for flooring that will be laid AFTER the cabinets are installed
Hanging a cabinet door on the cabinet using an overlay cabinet as an example
Installing a drawer front in an inset application
Updated video showing how to install a drawer front onto a drawer box easily with no special tools or clamps.
Installing lazy susan trays to a BLS cabinet shelf or floor. This must be done prior to cabinet assembly!
Installing Blum Tandem Glides in deep cabinets where rear bracket will not work
Installing glass in glass prepped doors (NOTE: GLASS IS NOT INCLUDED WITH YOUR ORDER!)
This series of videos shows you how inset hinges are installed prior to the cabinet being assembled.
This series of videos shows you how inset hinges are installed prior to the cabinet being assembled.
This video shows the final step in installing your inset hinges: Snapping the door in place and adjusting it
Installing your inset soft close mechanism
A video that discusses light rail moldings, door clearances and demonstrates installation of the molding
Installing Pull Out Trays in a Conestoga Base Cabinet using Blum Tandem glides
Installing Divider Panels in vanity combination cabinets (optional step)
Installing Soss hinges onto doors for a base lazy susan cabinet
Installing ledger boards to support wall cabinets easily. Ideal for one man installation
This video demonstrates how to create and install inset frame/door panels on the ends of your cabinetry, carrying the inset look all the way around the cabinet.
This video shows how cabinets are clamped and screwed together through the face frame
Brian explains the different base pull out organizers we offer and how to install Kesseböhmer Base Pull Out
This series of videos shows you the basics of planning your installation: Striking level lines, stud lines, marking cabinets, etc.
Marking studs and cabinet lines, centering sink base, etc
Knife block and spice tray inserts for Conestoga's drawer boxes.
Video discussing Conestoga's Leg Extension option for creating furniture look
Overview of Conestoga's most popular light rail moldings
An overview of mitered doors, a review of some popular styles and a discussion about why you consider them when designing your kitchen
Brian describes how to install the mixer lift unit.
A brief discussion on the differences between traditional mortise & tenon doors and mitered doors and the features/benefits of each. A critical video to watch if your kitchen is in a humid or non-climate controlled environment.
How to quickly and easily mount the false drawer front on a Base Sink cabinet using the provided mounting blocks.
Mounting Blum concealed cup hinges on a cabinet door
Mounting drawer fronts to drawer boxes - easy and effortless with double backed tape!
Installing the new 'Ready to Install' trash pull out.
Conestoga has updated their back scribe line allowing for more accurate assembly
New Colortone Paint Colors - Winter 2017
New top strip for sink/vanity base cabinets as of Summer 2014
Basic explanation of Conestoga's office cabinets and some design nuances to be aware of
Description of Conestoga's base/wall organizers for 9", 12" and 15" wide cabinets
Organizing your hardware, doors and face frames prior to assembly
A discussion about the superiority of MDF vs Solid Wood for painted applications
Conestoga's Desk Drawer Cabinet
Using a face frame and doors with a hidden base cabinet on a peninsula back
Conestoga's 2, 3 and 4 sided pilaster post option for islands, wrapping columns, etc.
Conestoga's options for cut to size plywoods and end skins
Illustrates Conestoga's new finished side option called 'prep false door' where a door panel can tuck up behind a face frame extension
Prism Paints Features and Benefits
One of Conestoga's most amazing finishes is its aged 'farmhouse' feeling Heirloom treatment. This video shows what you get with Heirloom finish option.
This video is an update to our recent filler pull out video. It shows how these units CAN be used at the end of a cabinet run.
How to install drawer boxes in cabinets deeper than 24 inches.
Quarter Sawn VS Rift Sawn Oak - Features & Benefits
Describes the differences between doors that have solid wood raised panels, solid wood flat panels or flat plywood panels.
Brian explains range hood assembly. The hood insert cavity comes unfinished.
A description of Conestoga's Range Hood Cabinet
A summary of Conestoga's Stanisci range hood program
Ready To Install Base Pull Out Full Door Cabinet Installation
In this video we discuss when a reface makes sense and walk you through a current project in its 'before' stages
Wrap of our quick 'flip house' reface
Measuring your doors, drawer fronts and drawer boxes
How to measure for your finished ends
Refacing face frames using Conestoga's refacers stock
Demolition of your existing kitchen! Remove doors, drawers fronts, boxes, etc.
Installing your new doors in a reface
Installing drawer fronts in a reface
Installing door wainscot end panels
Installing end skins using 3M Spray adhesive
Refrigerator Surround Cabinets
Brian explains cabinet assembly for a refrigerator tall cabinet.
Removable panel option for Designer hoods
Removing a front frame from an assembled cabinet box
What is the Rustic option and what species of wood are available in Rustic?
Video describing some design considerations of Conestoga's two 'flat framing bead' door designs.
Senco's awesome, lightweight compressor and brad nailer kit
Separating stacked wall cabinets.
An overview of some of our more popular Shaker door styles
Shaped side option for a decorative cutout on base and tall cabinets
Conestoga's side mount, ball bearing trash can pull out
Brian explains the difference between a base cabinet and sink base cabinet assembly.
Installing the Soap Tilt Tray in a sink base cabinet
Sliding Cutlery Divider
Soss Hinge Alternative for door styles that will not accept Soss hinge routs
Using a parting strip or other separator trim between stacked wall cabinets.
Standard Base Cabinet Assembly (B)
Conestoga's stemware rack holds your wine glasses upside down under a wall cabinet.
A snip from the January 9, 2012 edition of DIY Network.s Housecrashers where The Cabinet Joint was featured in a kitchen makeover
Video highlighting 3 new door designs Conestoga released in Fall of 2016
Things to check before you start assembling your cabinets
An overview of some of our toe kick options including standard toe, flush toe, arched valance toe and furniture feet.
A discussion about returning toe kick at the end of a cabinet run with some side discussion regarding squaring of the toe notch itself
What is the toe space side option, when should I use it, and assembly process.
Tools and Materials to gather before you begin assembly
Overview of Conestoga's touch up kits
Conestoga's TCP undermount, soft-close trash pull out and a demonstration of how to install it
The video shows a slick and easy way to trim an extended stile on an assembled cabinet.
Brian explains door opening heights and how matching interior is applied inside this cabinet.
ATTN: OVERLAY CUSTOMERS! skip section from 7:20 - 10:49.
A quick demo of how a typical cabinet is packed and how to un-box to prepare for assembly
Overview of Conestoga's Unfinished cabinet option
Brian describes how unfinished door stain or paint-grade materials will be delivered and provides tips on staining and finishing your unfinished cabinet
Shows the delivery and unload process for a 10 x 10 kitchen with an island. Illustrates how cabinets are packed and what to expect.
A video showing how Conestoga's new cabinet back assembly is different as of Winter 2016.
Using end skins to cover vertical seams that result when you place cabinets back to back or stacked on top of each other
Step by step assembly instructions of the tall utility cabinet. Brian also shares helpful tips on how to read your quote and when to install inset doors hinges.
With taller cabinets, your ceiling height may be too low to assemble and install a room-height cabinet with a standard toe kick. Using the Loose Toe Platform Option allows you to assemble and install your own Toe Box and slide it underneath your cabinets for the same effect.
Using a wainscot door panel as a decorative back splash
New Wakefield Contemporary door style
A basic demonstration of a wall cabinet assembly
Wall cabinet assembly showing label reading, inset mounting bracket install, etc.
How do your wall cabinet and tall cabinet heights relate to each other and why is this important?
Assembly operation of a wall corner pie cut cabinet. Shelves can be installed after cabinet is assembled.
Wall Corner Pie Cut Cabinet Assembly
A quick demonstration of how to assemble a Wall Corner Shelf (Diagonal wall) cabinet
Assembly of a Wall Hung Vanity (WHV) Cabinet
Description of Conestoga's Wall Microwave shelf cabinet for counter setting microwaves that need to go in a wall cabinet
Explanation of Conestoga's flexible Wall Open Bookshelf
Description of walnut wood and some things to be aware of when ordering
Conestoga's Weathered Grain option to give a 'reclaimed wood' look.
Brian and Nick discuss how to sign and receive your cabinet delivery
Using Conestoga solid wood or plywood as a counter top
Installing the BLS (pie cut cabinet) shelf after assembly