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As you are selecting your kitchen and bath cabinetry, please consider the following available options. For some samples, view our Web Gallery.

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Wood Types

The following wood types are available:

  • Oak (a.k.a. Red Oak):
    • Description: Oak, meaning a fine tree, was a favorite of early English craftsmen and a prized material for American colonists.
    • Color: light tan to reddish brown. Over time, Oak can darken based on exposure to sunlight.
    • Pattern: striking flake pattern that reflects light, attractive figure of stripes and leafy grain, a fine pinstripe pattern.
    • Characteristics: Oak is heavy, strong and hard, stiff, and durable under exposure. It has great wear-resistance and holds nails and screws well.

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  • Maple (a.k.a. American Hard Maple):
    • Description: Maple, derived from the Latin word meaning hard, was originally used for making spears. It has been used for making products ranging from the heels of women's shoes to airplane propellers in the 1920s. It is the standard wood for cutting boards because it imparts no taste to food and holds up well.
    • Color: Light cream to light reddish brown. Over time, Maple can darken based on exposure to sunlight.
    • Pattern: Usually straight-grained and sometimes found with highly figured bird's-eye or burl grain. Bird's-eye resembles small circular or elliptical figures. Clusters of round curls are known as a burl.
    • Characteristics: Heavy, hard, strong, tough, stiff, close-grained, and possessing a consistent texture. Maple has excellent resistance to abrasion, indentation, and shock.

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  • Cherry:
    • Description: Like all fruit trees, cherry belongs to the rose family and was used as early as 400 BC by the Greeks and Romans for furniture making. Cherry helped define American traditional design because colonial cabinetmakers recognized its superior woodworking qualities. Today, cherry is a highly-prized wood.
    • Color: Light reddish-brown. Cherry darkens considerably with age and exposure to sunlight
    • Pattern: Straight-grained and satiny. Small gum pockets produce distinctive markings.
    • Characteristics: Light, strong, stiff, and rather hard. Cherry grain is more subdued than some other hardwood species.

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  • Hickory/Pecan:
    • Description: The hickories and pecans are members of the walnut families and are related so closely that individual specimens of hickory and pecan can't be identified with any certainty. Hickory is the hardest, heaviest, and strongest American wood in common use.
    • Color: includes white, cream, light, and dark brown.
    • Pattern: Customers should expect faces to have strong color contrast, mineral streaks, bird peck marks, pin knots and burls. this species is for those who enjoy a bold and wide range of character markings.
    • Characteristics: Extremely tough and resilient, even textured, quite hard and moderately heavy. Exceedingly high resistance to shock.

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  • Walnut:
    • Description: American black walnut, the aristocrat of cabinet woods, is one of the most respected North American fine hardwoods. Walnut mixes well with other woods to provide a friendly atmosphere in otherwise austere interiors. The wood developes a rich patina that grows more lustrous with age.
    • Color: Light gray-brown to dark purplish-brown.
    • Pattern: Plain to highly figured. This species produces a greater variety of figure types than any other.
    • Characteristics: Moderately heavy, very strong, and exceptionally stable.

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  • White Birch:
    • Description: Birch has been used historically for beverages and medicine. It also has been crafted into furniture, canoes, and used to make shelters.
    • Color: Off-white to cream brown
    • Pattern: tight, smooth grain, mineral streaks, pin knots and small burls
    • Characteristics: Strong, hard and even textured, liminited availability, narrow boards.

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  • Knotty Pine:
    • Description: Native throughout most of North america. Pine has been used to make every type of wood product.
    • Color: White, off-white, yellow and orange-brown
    • Pattern: Whole and split knots, sap streaks, and wide to narrow grain lines
    • Characteristics: Soft wood, known for a rustic appearance.

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Door Styles

The following door styles are available:

Style: DRP10 Style: DRP20
Style: DRP30 Style: DRP60
Style: DRP2020 Style: DRP3030
Style: Shaker, Single Panel Style: Shaker, Double Panel

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