How To Identify Wood Grain Patterns

Have you ever been curious to know what type of wood you have in your home, either on your hardwood floors or kitchen cabinets? Wouldn’t it be cool to be able to tell your friends and relatives what kind of materials they have simply by assessing their cabinet wood grain patterns? Aside from making you a bit […]

Cabinet Wood Finish Feature: Alder

As far as kitchen cabinet materials are concerned, alder is a wood that gets less appreciation than it deserves. Although not nearly as popular as some of the more well-known types of wood, it does have a reputation for being strong, durable and aesthetically appealing. You probably have encountered it more times than you realize […]

Cabinet Wood Finish Feature: Hickory

You are in the market for new kitchen cabinets but are undecided about which type to choose. This is understandable because there are so many options out there to choose from, and you don’t want to invest in cabinetry you might soon tire of. Natural wood cabinets are classic and constructed to last a very long […]

Designing a Space Around Wood Cabinets

Painted interior design cabinets have been the go-to choice for homeowners for years, but recent kitchen trends have uprooted this classic style in favor of a more natural approach. The appeal of stained and natural wood is still high, but many buyers actually prefer the untouched look. Less is more sometimes, but in no way […]