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Built-In Material Options

Since material selection is an integral part of your project’s overall look and feel, we give you the freedom to select from a variety of material types or to combine types for your custom built-in cabinetry. We offer the standard material options below to give you maximum design flexibility and to help satisfy your exact needs and desires.

Choose from the Following Materials:

PRIMED MDF* BUILT INS

Built-In Cabinetry Primed MDF
Unlike real wood, MDF has no knots, grain or warping that can make intricate woodworking difficult. While solid wood is better suited to structural applications such as floor joists, MDF tends to be more cost effective than solid wood so it’s well suited to interior moldings, millwork, cabinetry and of course, built-ins.

PINE BUILT INS

Built-In Cabinetry - Pine
Pine is a lightweight wood, characterized by a straight grain and a fine, even texture. While knots are prevalent in the wood, the knots tend to be small and tight, giving the wood the signature rustic look that pine is so well known for. Pine is also dimensionally stable and durable. making it a viable choice for built-ins.

RED OAK BUILT INS

Built-In Cabinetry - Oak
Red Oak is a wood that is known for being very hard and strong. However, given its density, it is actually fairly easy to work. Red Oak has a coarse texture and turns and carves well. It is also characterized by having excellent sanding and finishing properties, and great stability. These features make Red Oak an excellent choice for built-ins.

MAPLE BUILT INS

Built-In Cabinetry - Maple
Maple is characterized as dense, and light in color. Maple is a fine textured and close grained wood that does not require filling and making it a great choice for built-ins.

CHERRY BUILT INS

Built-In Cabinetry - Cherry
Cherry wood is moderately heavy, hard, and strong, and it also machines and sands to glass-like smoothness. Because of this, Cherry finishes beautifully making it a great choice for built-ins. The heartwood in Cherry is red in color, and the sapwood is light pink. Built-ins made of Cherry generally consist of approximately 25% sapwood and 75% heartwood.

MAHOGANY BUILT INS

Built-In Cabinetry - Mahogany
Mahogany is characterized as having straight to interlocked grain and a medium coarse texture. The wood varies slightly in color from a light reddish brown to a medium red. Not only one of the most valuable timbers in Africa, this species is also one of the foremost cabinet woods in the world and a popular choice for built-ins.

WALNUT BUILT INS

Built-In Cabinetry - Walnut
Walnut is quite durable and strong. Its coloration can be light to chocolate brown, and may contain burls, butts, and curls. The sapwood is usually white in color, and may be as high as 25%. When a deep, dark rich color as desired, Walnut is a great choice for built-ins.

*Certified Green, Fire Retardant, and Moisture Resistant MDF are also available. Contact us for a custom quote.

Custom & Exotic Materials
If your project requires a particular material type or wood species not listed above, please contact us for availability and a customized quote.

 

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