Latest edition of Modern Cabinetmaking features videos and other digital bonuses
Modern Cabinetry 6th edition
The comprehensive content of Modern Cabinetmaking and its companion lab workbook correlates to the Woodwork Career Alliance (WCA) industry credentialing standards.

TINLEY PARK, Ill. – Goodheart-Wilcox, a publisher specializing in books for career and technical education, has released the 6th edition of Modern Cabinetry.

Modern Cabinetmaking offers a complete solution for cabinetmaking and woodworking courses, with comprehensive coverage of cabinetmaking, including the industry, design and layout, materials, machining processes, cabinet construction, and finishing. It also covers manufactured products and construction processes used in the cabinetmaking industry. The content of the text and lab workbook correlates to the Woodwork Career Alliance (WCA) industry credentialing standards. Author Patrick Molzahn was the first individual to earn the WCA’s highest honor, the Diamond Credential.

The new edition includes a variety of digital assets including Career Profile and See it in Action videos, plus links to exclusive online worksheets, quizzes, and a new Virtual Toolbox designed to help students master tool identification. The textbook also features a new chapter on Installing Moulding and Trim, as well as new material on lean manufacturing.

Molzahn, director of the Cabinetmaking and Millwork program at Madison College, also spearheaded a comprehensive update of the 5th edition of Modern Cabinetmaking published in 2014. Molzahn’s contributions build on the work on previous editions credited to co-authors William Umstattd and Charles Davis.

Goodheart-Wilcox, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary, published the first edition of Modern Cabinetmaking in 1977.

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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.