Shaker Door Building Guide with Free Calculator

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Want to start building professional quality Shaker Cabinet Doors?  Here's my exact process, and my free calculator to figure out all the cut lengths.

Doors are super important.  It is the face of the project.

After a decade of trying and testing many different methods and techniques, here's our process for building professional quality Shaker cabinet doors:

The Shaker Door calculator is a huge deal.  It takes the hesitation out of making cuts - I'm always a little scared to start cutting hardwood since it's so expensive.  Not anymore.  

Since this type of door is a good fit for our Shelf Help calculator, we have the tutorial and calculator over there.

Click here to download my free Shaker Door cut list generator and step by step tutorial from Shelf Help.

Click here for automatic download of the spreadsheet - this is version 1.2 updated to remove value error. Special thanks to reader contributions to make this version better.



Wed, 06/23/2021 - 06:48

Great video on how to build shaker cabinet doors, a project that I have yet to take on, but this will be very useful. I love the inclusion of the cut list calculator, a big help for cutting down the return trips to the hardware store. Although as my Dad says, "Any home DIY project that doesn't require at least three trips to the hardware store, isn't a true project."