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Types of kitchen cabinet construction

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Types of kitchen cabinet construction

Today we’re going to tell you about the different types of construction for your kitchen cabinet frame and the types of coating then you can find on them.

There are 3 different wood materials in the construction of the cabinet frame :

1) The kitchen cabinets made in Presswood :

Presswood is made with wood sawdust mixed with a resin and compressed at high heat to obtain solid wood panels. After this process, the panels are sanded down.

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The advantages to use this product in your cabinets are those ones :

– Plain and stable surface.

– The using of the wood shavings for their manufacture.

The disadvantages :

-Presence of toxic products in the glue.

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2) The kitchen cabinets made in Plywood :

Plywood is made of few layers of wood sheets glued to each other using an adhesive and pressed at high temperature.

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The advantages for this material :

– Light and resistant.

-Good water resistance, it will not twist.

-Easy to screw, it will not split.

-Not so much glue needed for this product.

The disadvantage

-Even if you don’t need a lot it contains toxic products in the glue.

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3) The kitchen cabinets made in MDF :

MDF is composed of wood fiber and a synthetic binder compressed to form panels.

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The advantages of this products are :

-Material easy to work with.

-Will not twist or split.

-Good fire resistance.

The disadvantages :

-Impact to health has formaldehyde used as a binder.

-Less resistant.

-Heavier.

-More precaution to take when it comes to screw into the matter.

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You also have to choose the different finishes that you can find inside the kitchen cabinets. These are the two :

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In the next capsule were going to explain you the differents drawers mecanisms that can be found in the industry.

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