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Woodworking is probably a skill you have, or don’t have, as an adult. Woodworking, and cabinetry, are two sets of skills that come with their own vocabulary, tools, and skill sets. There are some books out there that can help you understand what is occurring with woodworking and cabinetry professionals, and search engines also have valuable information. But in the end, if you do not already have these skills, anything you need done with woodworking and cabinetry is probably done easiest if you hire it out.
This is because woodworkers and cabinetry professionals understand their materials. They know that certain types of pressed pine wood are more prone to warping, and so they know to use longer nails to anchor it, and use nails more frequently. Woodworkers know what type of nails are best used on each wood. Have you seen the amount of nails at a hardware store? If is easy to make a mistake if you do not know what you are doing.
Cabinetry professionals know how cabinets are supposed to work, and know how the hinges sit and where things need to go. It can take a lot of trial and error for someone else to understand this information. So instead of trying to do it yourself, hire a cabinetry professional so that they can explain what is going on, and why they are doing things the way they are doing, instead of you trying to guess while you are working.
Cabinetry and woodworking are special skill sets that not everyone has. If you don’t understand what is going on with cabinetry and woodworking, you are best off hiring a professional instead of trying to do everything yourself.