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Wood Veneer Cabinets

Wood veneer is a thin sheet of solid wood peeled from a log. It is typically applied to plywood or particleboard with glue to give it strength. It is also used to give less spectacular wood the appearance of fine, attractively grained hardwood. For example, thin sheets of cheery or oak can be used to cover up an ordinary cabinet door to make the door look as if it's made of solid hardwood. Interiors can be covered as well and enjoyed through glass doors.

Wood veneer costs less than solid wood, its uniform in finish and its grain is very consistent. Also, using wood veneer in cabinet doors provides constancy by minimizing its shrinking and expansion in climate changes which ultimately eliminates cracking and splitting.

A stain can be added to wood veneer to blend doors to the rest of the cabinet structure. When using a stain, you want to make to sure both the veneer and the door are made from the same wood species.

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Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
When remodeling your kitchen, an alternative to replacing your cabinets entirely, is to reface them. With refacing cabinets, you can achieve a beautiful new kitchen while spending half the amount of money. You will literally be giving your cabinets a face-lift! In the refacing process, existing doors, drawer fronts and hardware are removed and replaced with new ones

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Wood Kitchen Cabinets
Wood is one material that will never go out of style. It offers a rich classic appeal that comes in a variety of species. Depending on your own personal taste, you can create the look and feel most desired. The species of wood that you select will have the utmost impact on your kitchen cabinet’s final look.

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Cabinet Door Styles
The fashion in which a door fits over a cabinet box determines its fundamental classification. Doors are classified as being one of five types which include, Inset Cabinet Door, Lipped Cabinet Door, Partial Overlay, Full Overlay, Tambour. Inset doors are designed to sit within the rails and stiles of the cabinet frame.

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