Unfinished Cabinet Doors Hinges and Boring Information

hinges-boring

There are hundreds of hinges on the market and the quality level of hinges ranges from very good to very poor. The price range is almost as wide. To help our door users avoid the disappointment of installing a superior … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinets, Kitchen Remodeling | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blue-and-white Portuguese-style folk art for Cabinet Doors

blue-white

BLUE AND WHITE is a popular color combination, and is often prominent in crockery and ceramics. The famous Willow pattern, based on Oriental chinoiserie designs, Delft tiles and ceramics from Holland, Spode china, and traditional Mediterranean pottery have all made … Continue reading

Posted in Finishing Techniques, Kitchen Remodeling, Refacing Kitchen Cabinets | Leave a comment

Mulberry colorwash and repeat stamping on cabinet doors

mulverry-colorwash

COLORWASH is a popular and widely used technique for creating a beautiful, soft bloom of broken color with far greater depth than plain, flat painting. Equally effective on furniture and walls, it is a simple finish with classic appeal that … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinet Materials, Finishing Techniques, Kitchen Remodeling, Refacing Kitchen Cabinets | Leave a comment

Vine-leaf stipple – Cabinet Door cecoration technique

vine-leafs

THIS EFFECT IS BASED ON the Victorian technique of “fernwork,” the fashion of stippling onto bare wood using an arrangement of leaves as natural stencils. When the leaf shapes are removed, their silhouettes reveal the wood beneath. We recreate this … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinets, Finishing Techniques, Kitchen Remodeling, Refacing Cabinet Doors | Leave a comment

Relief impasto stenciling on a Cabinet Doors

relief_stenciling

A new take on the well-known use of stencils, raised relief work is an impressively chic yet simple way to bring modern textured finishes into everyday surroundings. This effect can be used to imitate intricate carvings or moldings, adding style … Continue reading

Posted in Finishing Techniques, Kitchen Remodeling, Refacing Cabinet Doors, Refacing Kitchen Cabinets | Leave a comment

Cabinet Doors – Finishing Techniques by Henny Donovan

finishing_techniques

Cabinet Doors finishing techniques by Henny Donovan Care taken in finishing your doors is particularly important in the kitchen, which receives some of the heaviest wear and tear in a house. The doors must be carefully sealed and protected with … Continue reading

Posted in Finishing Techniques | Leave a comment

Refacing Cabinet Doors brings a modern appearance into your kitchen

Refacing Cabinet Doors

One alternative to completely remodeling a kitchen is to reface your cabinets. As long as you are happy with the current location and configuration of all of your cabinets, you can update and totally change the look of your kitchen … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinets, Refacing Cabinet Doors | Leave a comment

Special Cabinets, Corner Cabinets, Lazy Susan Cabinets

sp_lz_thm

Corner cabinets can create special problems because of the wasted, inaccessible space behind where the two cabinets come together. The space in the corner inside the cabinets in most kitchen of an older configuration is  inaccessible and wasted space. In … Continue reading

Posted in Special Cabinets | Leave a comment

Door and Drawer Fronts

211

One of the interesting and fun parts about selecting cabinets is you can dramatically change the appearance of your entire kitchen simply by changing the type of the door and drawer front style you choose. The appearance of the door … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinets | Leave a comment

Cabinet Door and Drawer Styles

half-overlay

Door and Drawer Styles There are three main styles of door and drawer fronts. Flush mount, full overlay, or half overlay. On the flush mount (sometimes referred to as inset) door; the door’s face is flush with the frame. That … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinets | Leave a comment