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The Truth About Custom Cabinets

Know Before You Go: What is Custom Cabinetry? What Makes a Cabinet Custom? What does the term custom cabinetry mean to you and your kitchen remodeling project? Custom cabinets are measured, designed, and built to fit your specific kitchen. This article will provide an overview of custom cabinetry to help you purchase your new kitchen cabinets. Selecting your new kitchen cabinets is a big design decision. They set the style for the kitchen remodel-whether modern, transitional, or traditional. They also need to be highly functional and last for years. Additionally, kitchen cabinetry accounts for a… 

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Classic Shaker Cabinetry

Shaker Cabinets Elevate Your Kitchen Design with this Elegant and Practical Choice. Are you looking to give your newly remodeled kitchen a timeless yet stylish look? If so, consider installing shaker kitchen cabinets. Shaker-style kitchen cabinets have simple, straight lines and flat-paneled frames. As a result, they offer a minimalist yet sophisticated look. They come in a full range of sizes, styles, and colors that can fit any space. This article covers the top things you need to know when considering Shaker cabinets for your kitchen. What Are Shaker Style Cabinets? Let’s begin with a… 

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Cabinet Wood Species: Maple

Cabinet Wood Species: Maple What is Maple Wood? Sugar maple (Acer sacharrum)-the same tree that gives us pure maple syrup-is also used for furniture and cabinet making. It is sometimes called Hard or Black Maple. A dozen other species of maple, such as striped, silver, red, or bigleaf, are classified as “soft” maple and sometimes used in fine furniture making.  The maple tree is native to the northern United States and parts of Canada. The Great Lakes area and Vermont produce most of the world’s furniture maple wood.   What Are the Types of Maple Wood?… 

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Cabinet Wood Species: Cherry

Cabinet Wood Species: Cherry Where Does Cherry Wood Come From? Cherry wood comes from the American Black Cherry Tree (Prunus serotina). It grows all along the east coast, midwest, and throughout parts of Mexico. The majority of the cherry wood used in furniture and cabinetmaking is grown in sustainably managed forests in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and upstate New York. The American Black Cherry tree produces a tiny, tart, clustered fruit that birds love. Sweet cherry trees (Prunus avium) produce the cherries that we buy for eating at the grocery store. What Are the Types of Cherry… 

Clear Alder and Knotty Alder

Clear Alder and Knotty Alder What is Alder Wood? Alder is a fast-growing deciduous (annual leaf-shedding) tree and a member of the birch family. It thrives near rivers and streams from the Great Plains to the Western part of the U.S., Northern Europe, and parts of the Middle East and Eastern Africa. Alder trees are grown for their wood, medicine, decorative bark, and catkins.  What Are the Types of Alder Wood? Clear Alder is a light hardwood with no knots, having a grain pattern similar to Cherry. Light brown and reddish undertones characterize it. It… 

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Interior Designer’s Own Home

One of the interior designers that we work with regularly asked Cabinets of the Desert to provide cabinetry for the renovation of her own home. The designer chose a mix of matte black, glossy white, and sophisticated walnut cabinetry to showcase the new open kitchen layout and integrate it with the living area. The white cabinetry-a modern take on the 5-panel Shaker door with slender rails-is repeated in the Master Bath. This project also showcases the value of working with a talented Interior Designer!  Check out the two before pictures below for proof.  Cabinets of… 

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Artists in Residence

This is a special one. This whole house cabinetry installation in the Sun City neighborhood in Palm Desert included the kitchen, a full gallery wall installation in the living room, and the master bath. The clients are glass artists and wanted to incorporate their work into the upper display in the kitchen too. Italian textured laminate European flat panel cabinetry in a driftwood medium grey paired with marble, porcelain tile flooring, and blue-grey furnishings provide a classic envelope to highlight the sparkling artwork. Cabinets of the Desert offers quality cabinetry from: Our Manufacturers

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Storage and Style in Palm Springs

Our clients wanted a whole-house refresh plus additional storage for this cabinetry project. Highlights include space in the new kitchen layout for an eat-in area and a wrap-around buffet for storage.  They chose a glossy European-style flat panel cabinetry throughout. They used charcoal dark grey cabinets to ground the kitchen and eating areas and then mixed it up with bold orange and blue glossy cabinets for the master and guest bathrooms.  Cabinets of the Desert offers quality cabinetry from: Our Manufacturers

Buying Kitchen Cabinets

Know Before You Go You’ve done your online research and looked at articles like our Kitchen Remodeling Steps article. Now you are ready to move on to actually buying your kitchen cabinets. Making the right cabinet choice is important because kitchen cabinets play a big role in how your kitchen looks. They can have a big impact on budget too. In this article, we are going to walk you through the process of buying cabinets so you know what to expect. The good news is that modern kitchen cabinets are future-proof.  There are plenty of… 

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Kitchen Cabinet Finishes

Know Before You Go You have figured out the door style you like – now it is time to bring some personality into your space with cabinet door finishes. This choice will establish the final aesthetic of your kitchen cabinet design. We will cover the different types of kitchen cabinet finishes in this post, the manufacturing techniques used, and the pros and cons of each type of finish. Painted Cabinet Finishes Your color choices are unlimited when you choose painted cabinets. Our manufacturers offer a full palette of readily available colors, or you can choose…