Category Archives: Materials

Information on the different materials available to build your cabinets

Birch Ply chest of drawers

Birch Ply is a popular material choice and it is used to good effect in this design by Simon in Ilkley: – inset drawer faces so that the laminations of the Birch Ply on the carcass edges can be seen … Continue reading

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Stylish Bedroom with gloss white cabinet and custom made curved desk

Caroline in Oxfordshire designed this stylish bedroom with high-gloss, mirror cabinet and custom made desk. The high-gloss, floor to ceiling cabinets fits beautifully into this bedroom with sloped ceilings. To follow the slope of the ceiling the cabinets are angled in … Continue reading

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Primed mdf book cases – Dining room

Sara, Croxley Green, designed these book cases as 4 carcasses – rather than 2, which would span the whole width of each alcove – as they need to carry many large and heavy books. Shelves were added at the required height. … Continue reading

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Primed mdf cupboards with shaker style doors (Part 2)

  Cabinets in Sara’s Lounge, Croxley Green. This has been a tight fit. An alternative fitting method could be to make the cabinets 40mm less wide and we would supply scribe pieces. 5

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Tall angled Shaker style doors in American White Oak

Tall angled shaker style doors for Andrew in Surrey, made from American White Oak These doors were made by hand in the workshop by one of our craftsmen. Doors waiting for collection, complete with plinths, scribe pieces and hardware. 1

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Primed mdf cupboards with shaker style doors (Part I)

This is one of two cupboards to go into living room alcoves. The cupboards are at the right height for the TV to go on top of one of them. Hinge plate awaiting hinge Note the arrow which points to the … Continue reading

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Bedroom cabinets in light Venetian Cherry

Tony in Shropshire designed these cabinets for a corner and an alcove in a bedroom. The drawers are push to open. Inside the tall cupboards there are hanging rails for long dresses/coats as well as 2 hanging rails, one above … Continue reading

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Boiler/Kitchen Cupboard with easy access to pipes

The task To maximise the use of space around and underneath the boiler To fit and hold frequently used kitchen items, pots and pans To incorporate the microwave at a comfortable height The challenge To still be able to access … Continue reading

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Bespoke cabinetry for folding beds

This customer project is a tour de force – great design, premium materials and excellent installation skills. Features include: – white high gloss acrylic doors with an MDF core – Grey beige Zebrano MFC carcasses with matching 2mm ABS edging … Continue reading

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Melamine Faced Chipboard (MFC) for high quality fitted furniture

Sometimes we get enquiries where the customer says they would like a material other than Melamine Faced Chipboard (MFC). That’s fine as we have real wood veneered MDF, Birch Ply and primed MDF as other options. However in many cases … Continue reading

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