How To Turn Your Cabinet Faces to Glass

If you want a dramatic change to your kitchen, consider adding a glass front to a few of your cabinet doors. Make sure the insides of the cabinet are painted properly and look good and the stemware and dishes in the cabinet are what you’d like to display.
Transforming your cabinet fronts to glass is a great way to open up more space and lighten up the space. Here is a DIY project to add glass to a cabinet door but note that this style of door uses rabbeted panel moulding, which has a small groove cut into the back side, so that it “wraps” around the edge of the door. The pane of glass is slipped into the cutout in the door against the back lip of the moulding.

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.