Step 1: Install the hanging bracket for the upper cabinets.
Step 2: Hang the upper cabinets on the bracket and secure with hardware.
Step 3: Secure base board to wall along level line.
Step 4: Set backs of base cabinets onto baseboard and adjust feet under fronts of cabinets.
Step 5: Allow excited wife to put food items inside newly installed cabinets to “see what it looks like.”
Step 6: Make sure all cabinet surfaces are level in every direction. Adjust feet as necessary.
Step 7: Cut openings for plumbing in sink base cabinet.
Step 8: Install sink base cabinet and what T calls “cute little pipe cozies.”
Step 9: Realize that in writing this blog you may be oversimplifying the actual process of kitchen building for your readers.
Step 10: Apologize for making the project sound easier than it is. In truth, no post could accurately portray in fair detail the frustrating mishaps, annoying delays and myriad trips to the hardware store that you ran into before cabinet installation was complete.
More to come.