Kitchen cabinet construction is a major
factor when considering a new kitchen. The price of a kitchen cabinet
is based on a number of factors. The joinery, finish, and construction
of components of the cabinets are what will ultimately determine the
price and quality of those cabinets.
These Factors Include:
Kitchen Cabinet Door Construction
Cabinet door construction is an important part of a good quality
kitchen cabinet. Although, all doors are made the same way there are
some differences in style, or design.
Kitchen Cabinet Finishes
Cabinet finishes are also an important factor in cabinet construction.
Finishes can be a very personal detail in your new kitchen. Or, you may
just want to change your existing cabinets.
Cabinet Drawer Joinery
is probably the most important factor in your new cabinets quality.
There have been some great advancements in cabinet joinery, such as
using pocket screws to join the face frame to the cabinet
body. Cabinet drawers cannot be left out, because drawers have the most
stress put on them and need to take that stress. Joinery is important
for a long lasting drawer.
Cabinet Face Frame Construction
face frame is the part you see behind the cabinet doors. There isn't a
lot to the joinery of the faceframe but there are some things you
should look for. Face frame joinery is important because it holds the
box together and joins the adjoining cabinets together.
A Great Video Series On Kitchen Cabinet Construction:
recommend taking the time and watching all of the videos in this
series. It is a
long series but the cabinetmaker goes through the building of the
cabinets from start to finish.
There are also rta kitchen cabinets.
These cabinets come packaged in compact form and are ready to assemble
with simple hand tools. Don't let the fact that these cabinets come
unassembled put you off, these cabinets can be of high quality at a
of these factors combine to make up the cost of a cabinet. For example,
a Laminate Faced cabinet made of MDF (medium density fiberboard) is
going to cost far less than a Handmade cabinet made of the spectacular,
West Indian Mahogany.
The amount of workmanship that
has to go into the construction of a cabinet is the most expensive
aspect. A machine can pump out 100 cabinets a day when it may take a
craftsman a day to make only one. Time is money.
compares to a handmade cabinet when it comes to quality. But not
everyone can afford a $100,000 kitchen. Fortunately for us there are
ways to find good quality cabinets at a reasonable price.
knowledge of the cabinet parts will help you find the best quality
cabinets to fit your budget. Let my knowledge Guide you through.