Builder’s Standard Cabinet Construction

Builder's Standard Cabinet Construction

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Typical Wall Cabinet

Typical Wall Cabinet (shown without left end panel)

  1. Adjustable Shelves: 3/4" thick particleboard permanently laminated on 2 sides and veneer banded. Resistant to water and most household chemicals. Optional plywood shelves available.
  2. End Panels: 1/2" thick particleboard permanently laminated on 2 sides, resistant to water and most household chemicals. Line-bored for 5mm adjustable shelf pins. Optional plywood end panels available. Exposed ends receive a wood veneer skin on 1/4" MDF core (1/8" on painted grade) or optional raised panel.
  3. Back: 1/8" thick, matches the shelving and end panel material.
  4. Top/Bottom: 1/2" thick particleboard permanently laminated on 2 sides, resistant to water and most household chemicals. Optional plywood top/bottom available.
  5. Doors: Raised panel – 3/4” lumber stiles/rails with cope-and-stick construction.  1/2” Particleboard center panel with laminated veneer front and back eliminates panel movement and failure due to atmospheric conditions.  Optional 3/4” solid lumber panels available.  Flat panel – 3/4” lumber stiles/rails with cope-and-stick construction. 1/4” Thick plywood center panel.  Routed – 3/4” thick high density fiberboard with homogenous core.
  6. Face Frame: 3/4” thick lumber glued and screwed from the back side using pocket bores.  Vertical end stiles are 1-1/2” wide and center stiles are 3”.  Horizontal rails are 2” wide.
  7. Hinges: Selection of bronze plated semi-concealed knife hinge or nickel plated concealed European hinges.  Overlays include 1/4”, 1/2 ” and 1-1/4”.
  8. Nailer: (hanging rails): 3/4” thick pine lumber attached behind the cabinet back.
  9. Door Bumpers: Clear plastic stick-on.

 

Typical Base Cabinet
Typical Base Cabinet (shown without left end panel)

  1. Fixed Half Shelves: 3/4" Thick particleboard permanently laminated on 2 sides and veneer banded. Resistant to water and most household chemicals. Optional full shelf available. Optional plywood shelves available.
  2. End Panels: 1/2" thick particleboard permanently laminated on 2 sides. Resistant to water and most household chemicals. Optional plywood end panels available. Exposed ends receive a wood veneer skin on  1/4" MDF core (1/8" on painted grade) or optional raised panel.
  3. Back: 1/8" thick, matches the shelving and end panel material.
  4. Floor: 1/2" thick particleboard permanently laminated on 2 sides, resistant to water and most household chemicals. Optional plywood floor available.
  5. Doors: Raised panel - 3/4" lumber stiles/rails with cope-and-stick construction. 1/2" Particleboard center panel with laminated veneer front and back eliminates panel movement and failure due to atmospheric conditions. Optional 3/4" solid lumber panels available. Flat panel - 3/4" lumber stiles/rails with cope-and-stick construction. 1/4" thick plywood center panel. Routed - 3/4" thick high density fiberboard with homogenous core.
  6. Face Frame: 3/4" thick lumber glued and screwed from the back side using pocket bores. Vertical end stiles are 1-1/2" wide and center stiles are 3". Horizontal rails are 2" wide.
  7. Hinges: Selection of bronze plated semi-concealed knife hinge or nickel plated concealed European hinges. Overlays include 1/4", 1/2", and 1-1/4".
  8. Nailers: (hanging rails): 3/4" thick pine lumber attached behind the cabinet back.
  9. Door and Drawer Bumpers: Clear plastic stick-on.
  10. Drawer Guides: Side mounted, self closing epoxy coated steel with self adjusting features. Optional steel side-mount full extension or ultra smooth, self closing under-mount full extension and soft close guides available.
  11. Drawer Box: 1/2" thick Baltic birch plywood with optional dovetail joints. 1/8" or 1/4" thick bottoms. Optional 5/8" thick maple lumber dovetail box available. All drawer boxes receive a clear topcoat finish.