How Mitered and Cope & Stick Cabinet Doors are made, and the differences between the two designs. Continue reading
the step-by-step process of Kitchen cabinet door replacement Continue reading
Unfinished replacement kitchen cabinet doors at wholesale prices and direct from the factory Continue reading
How to buy wholesale cabinet doors online Continue reading
The first step is to attach a straightedge or draw a line below the cabinet opening. For ½-inch overlay doors this line will be ½-inch below the opening. Continue reading
This video will demonstrate the proper measurement of existing cabinet face-frames to order correctly sized replacement kitchen cabinet doors.
Cabinet Doors 101: How to measure openings, install hinges, hang cabinet doors and align the doors. Continue reading
This video will show the way around our website and give you some tips to make your cabinet door search both easier and faster. Continue reading
At cabinetdoors.com we have been making custom cabinet doors since 1980, and during that time we have built several million replacement cabinet doors in over 25,000 different sizes. Continue reading
Kitchen cabinet doors are available online and can be used as replacement cabinet doors for any consumer wishing to change Cabinet door styles. Continue reading
A project of Kitchen cabinet doors replacement is made much easier by Cabinetdoors.com’s huge selection of cabinet door styles. Continue reading
Today Custom cabinet doors can be purchased online and factory-direct from cabinetdoors.com. Continue reading
Cupboard doors are another term for Cabinet doors, which usually refers to Kitchen cabinet doors. Continue reading
How Mitered Cabinet Doors are made Continue reading
How replacement cabinet doors are made Continue reading
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Kitchen Cabinet Doors: How to choose replacements Continue reading
Cabinet Refacing with replacement cabinet doors Continue reading
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Cabinet Doors for Cabinet Refacing Continue reading
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CabinetDoors.Com introduces a new Youtube Vidao Trailer.
Visit the CabinetDoors.Com Blog for detailed How-To information and Videos covering all aspects of Cabinet Doors. Continue reading
This video explains how glass frames are made as well as how to order them online and how to how the glass is installed. Continue reading
How to order cabinet doors online and factory-direct from CabinetDoors.Com Continue reading
Using Cherry, Ash, Birch, Hickory, and the Knotty Woods in Cabinet Doors. Continue reading
The best woods to use in Cabinet Doors, and why. Continue reading
All orders placed on CabinetDoors.Com during the month of November which include both Blum Hinges and Hinge-Cup boring will receive a free gift. Along with your order you will receive screws for attaching the Blum Mounting Plates, Sound suppressing bumpers, and a Blum Soft Closing adapter for each door. Click here for a video explaining … Continue reading
How Paint-Grade cabinet doors are made Continue reading
This video covers How to Adjust Bulm Inserta Hinges. By CabinetDoors.Com
This video covers How to install Blum self-closing hinges and How to Hang new cabinet doors. From CabinetDoors.Com.
This video is the first part of two videos explaining How to Order wholesale cabinet doors online and factory-direct from CabinetDoors.Com.
This video explains How to Measure your existing cabinets for new Cabinet Doors from CabinetDoors.Com.
The 5-piece door is more complex but more reliable and more pleasing in appearance. This is especially true with Mitered doors which offer more moulding choices than Cope and Stick designs. Continue reading
The five pieces in a Cope and Stick door are the four parts of the frame, called Stiles and Rails. The Stiles are the vertical pieces, or sides of the frame, and the Rails are the top and bottom pieces. The fifth piece of the 5-piece door is the panel, which the frame surrounds. Continue reading
Here are a few tips on how to minimize or prevent wood warping and splitting problems when the wood products cannot be properly finished upon delivery. Continue reading
The internet has allowed the DIY home-owner access to wholesale cabinet doors direct from the manufacturer, with no middleman markup to increase the price. Continue reading
There is a significant difference in quality between the large and small manufacturers of cabinet doors that is mostly attributed to economies-of-scale and investment in computerized machinery. Continue reading
Now that you have made the decision to remodel or reface your kitchen, there are a few steps critical to realizing your goal of making the kitchen the show-place of your home. Continue reading
Over the past few years a few actual manufacturers have started offering their products factory-direct on websites. The advantage to finding the actual manufacturer is that you avoid paying the middleman markup and have a guarantee from the manufacturing company, instead of a guarantee from the middleman. Continue reading
If you are in the Phoenix area, or anywhere in Arizona, and looking for replacement kitchen cabinet doors, Cabinetdoors.com is the oldest and largest local manufacturer of cabinet doors in the state. Continue reading
replacing your Cabinet Doors is a relatively quick project that will make a dramatic change in the overall look of your kitchen. New kitchen cabinet doors that are Made in America offer durability and reliability that will last generations. Continue reading
Refacing your kitchen cabinets with new Cabinet Doors that are Made in America is easier than ever before. Continue reading
Wholesale Cabinet Doors can be found on the web at higher quality than retail chains and at lower prices. Continue reading
Cabinet Refacing is the low-cost alternative to replacing your existing Kitchen Cabinets with new.
The advantages vs. disadvantages are these. Continue reading
Many folks have told us about their search for kitchen cabinet doors at big-box and major hardware retail stores. They tell us about shopping but leaving very disappointed with the quality of the cabinet doors those retailers offer. Continue reading
The internet has made it possible to find sources for the do-it-yourself re-modeler to buy unfinished custom sizes if cabinet doors, and do the finishing yourself. Continue reading
Cabinet Doors Online: How to buy Factory Direct and save$ Continue reading
How to avoid Blotching when staining Maple, Alder, Pine, and Cherry Continue reading
Staining Maple Cabinet Doors: Common mistakes to avoid Continue reading
When ordering Factory-Direct you get the same product the retail chains sell, but at a 40% saving! Continue reading
If you are thinking about replacing your cabinet doors here are a few tips than can make the process go more smoothly and save money too.
The first decision is whether you intend to re-use your existing hinges or upgrade to newer style canceled hinges. Continue reading
Everything you need to know about finishing your new cabinet doors. Step-by-Step Continue reading
How to get the best quality cabinet doors and save money too.
It’s actually easy to find the best cabinet doors available online.
Just answer these simple, straight foreword questions… Continue reading
The internet has opened the door for home-owners to buy the same top quality cabinet doors that Custom Cabinet Makers have been installing in luxury homes. Continue reading
Today cabinet remodelers and refacers are able to produce a do-it-yourself finish on new cabinet doors that will compare favorably to that of an experienced, expert cabinet maker. There are different methods of arriving at this superior level of finish, and those methods depend upon whether you intend to stain and lacquer the cabinet doors … Continue reading
While this word often conjures up thoughts of fuel-efficient hatchbacks, it is an increasingly important term that we are embracing in the woodworking industry. Hybrid technology, like the blending of gas and electric engines in a car, creates a system where the sum of its parts is greater than each individual component on its own. … Continue reading
Although any cabinet door can be painted, not all materials used in cabinet doors paint equally well. Here are some tips on how to get cabinet doors that will paint well and remain beautiful for a generation. The reason some wood types will give a perfect looking stain finish and a disappointing painted finish is … Continue reading
Refacing kitchen cabinets can be much less expensive that replacing the cabinets. But not if you must buy the new cabinet doors retail from a hardware or big-box store! The internet has brought along some very interesting changes in our lives, and none are more advantages than the ability to buy manufactured items factory-direct, bypassing … Continue reading
One of the best ways to find a great deal on anything is to find the actual manufacturer and buy the product directly from him. The problem is that not many manufacturers want to sell direct to the end user, they want to sell in much higher volumes to retail stores. They don’t want to … Continue reading
Sanding between paint of lacquer coats can help insure a great looking finish on your painted or stained kitchen cabinet doors. Here is a link to a video from the Woodworking Network explaining the proper sanding method between coats. (for more of the Chemcraft finishing videos click here). We’ve talked about the importance of primer and sanding … Continue reading
Here are some tried and true rules of thumb that relate to painting Kitchen Cabinet Doors. * The first is the “prep-prep-prep” rule. That means that every hour spent preparing the cabinet door for painting saves two hours in repainting. * The second is the 5-F’s rule. This rule is “Fine Finishers Finish Firewood First”. … Continue reading
The Shaker cabinet door is by-far the most popular (by volume produced) cabinet door in the last 300 years. It was popular three hundred years ago and it’s still popular today. The design of the Shaker is simple, clean, and extremely durable. Shaker doors use Cope & Stick joinery and are produced in every wood … Continue reading
The most serious problem to overcome in purchasing a high quality kitchen cabinet door is to locate a source of custom cabinet doors as opposed to the lower quality modular doors. Here are the differences between the custom and modular marketing models, and how the two approaches will affect the end consumer. The hardware retail … Continue reading
When measuring for new or replacement kitchen cabinet doors, the type of hinge you intend to use will influence the door sizes. If you plan to use your existing hinges simply measure your existing cabinet doors and order doors of the same sizes. Be sure to order your doors with an outside edge that your … Continue reading
When looking for Replacement Kitchen Cabinet Doors on the internet CabinetDoors.Com offers complete privacy and total peace of mind for web ordering. But not all websites are equally cautious! As the number of e-commerce websites grows into the millions, it can be difficult to determine which sites are legitimate and which sites are not so … Continue reading
Basically there are three designs if cabinet doors; these are Slab (or Plank), Cope & Stick and Mitered. Slab, or Plank doors are simply edge-glued strips of wood. Slab doors are very susceptible to warping and twisting caused by variations in humidity. Most cabinet door manufacturers don’t offer Slab doors for the reasons stated, but … Continue reading
We get lots of calls about how to fix cabinet doors that don’t hang straight. This seems to be a problem that quite a few folks have come across so I’ll take a minute to offer a simple and quick fix. If the problem is a bent, warn, or broken hinge it will need to … Continue reading
By Jim Hill August 22, 2014 The issue of saving money on any manufactured item is really very simple: The more middlemen that are involved in the process, the more the item gets marked-up. The normal path any item takes to the final consumer is from the manufacturer to the Stocking Distributor, to a Wholesaler, … Continue reading
Many folks searching the internet for Poplar Cabinets or Paint-Grade Cabinet Doors find our website, Cabinetdoors.com, and ask questions about painting cabinet doors. After explaining the pros and cons of painting a cabinet door, we decided to add the question-and-answer to our Blog. Because we manufacture kitchen cabinet doors, and have built many ten’s of … Continue reading
Trying to find high quality kitchen cabinet doors for your cabinet refacing project can be very difficult. Unless you know where to look. Knowing where some cabinet door manufacturers save money is the key to being able to spot quality. One of the areas where manufacturing money is saved is in the thickness of the … Continue reading
1 August, 2014 BY JIM HILL The sizes of replacement cabinet doors will depend upon the answers to a few easy questions. Question 1. What door style and wood type are you considering? There are hundreds of door styles to choose from. The major categories are divided by assembly method; Cope and Stick or Mitered. … Continue reading
28 July, 2014 BY JIM HILL When measuring for new kitchen cabinet doors or replacement cabinet doors, the type of hinge you intend to use will influence the door sizes. If you intend to use your existing hinges simply measure your existing cabinet doors and order doors of the same sizes. If you plan to … Continue reading
July 2014 by Jim Hill There are two distribution channels for most manufactured products. One is directly from the manufacturer. The other is from the manufacturer, through a distributor, and finally, through a retailer, before reaching the consumer. Distributors and stocking representatives are simply middlemen who buy directly from manufacturers. They must increase the price … Continue reading
June 2014 by Jim Hill So you just received your new Paint-Grade Cabinet Doors and are ready to start painting. Here are a few tips to get an attractive and durable finish on those new doors. Don’t stress-out about the painting process, even if you are an inexperienced painter. Painted doors are not like stained … Continue reading
Jume 2014 by Jim Hill There are as many ways to apply a finish to cabinet doors as there are custom cabinet shops, but this post will focus on a method of finishing that can be applied by an amateur woodworker with limited staining or finishing skills. Airless spray guns and $10,000 dustless spray booths … Continue reading
29 MAY, 2014 BY JIM HILL The demand for new cabinets in new housing and remodeling is addressed by two very different manufacturing approaches.
Thinking about replacing your kitchen cabinet doors with a new and different look? Replacing your old cabinet doors with unfinished, paint-grade doors can give your kitchen a bright, new look. And, repainting the existing cabinets and adding new painted cabinet doors is actually not that difficult if you follow a few simple rules and select … Continue reading
How To Paint Cabinet Doors. Primer and preparation are the secret formula that will allow you to achieve the painted look a painting professional will admire. I recommend using Latex primer and paint on cabinet doors and any painted wood products that will be kept indoors. The cleanup is easier, it doesn’t smell as bad, … Continue reading
So you just received your new Paint-Grade Cabinet Doors and are ready to start painting. Here are a few tips to get an attractive and durable finish on those new doors. Don’t stress-out about the painting process, even if you are an inexperienced painter. Painted doors are not like stained doors where a disappointing stained … Continue reading
By Jim Hill Feb 25, 2014 This post will examine some of the differences in the properties of these Oak species, and the common uses of both Oak types.
12 FEBRUARY 2014 BY JIM HILL This research is intended to present an overview of Cabinet Doors in general, then drill more deeply into the specific design features that make possible the thousands of different cabinet door styles.
Looking for Replacement Cabinet Doors? Here is how to focus your search and get exactly what you want. The first step is to determine the look you are after. Cabinet Doors typically come in two designs: Mitered and Cope and Stick. These designs can be further divided into Raised Panel and Inset Panel, and … Continue reading
February 2014 by Jim Hill While some door companies use lower lumber grades to reduce costs, the top cabinet door manufacturers always use the best available lumber in the industry.
23 January, 2014 BY JIM HILL New home Cabinet Doors and remodeled homes with Replacement Cabinet Doors can face a difficult environment if relative humidity is left uncontrolled. Here’s why. Ideally the woodâ_Ts moisture content in Kitchen Cabinet Doors will be matched to the average relative humidity of the region where the wood product will … Continue reading
Here is a Glossary to help clarify Woodworking Terms used in the Cabinet Industry Continue reading
Drinking glasses can leave a white circle on your wood table top. Here are some links to Youtube videos showing how to remove these water rings. Be very careful when using these methods and proceed in small steps. Use a little heat, check the spot, add a little more heat, check the spot again…add a … Continue reading
Along with new Triple-head Widebelt Sanders and additional CNC Mitering machinery, The Door Stop has added two additional Cope & Stick Coping Machines. Accuracy in Coping is essential in hi-quality cabinet door manufacturing. Accurate and tight-tolerance copes make for exceptionally tight joints and are necessary for the widebelt sanding operations that follow. Without highly accurate … Continue reading
When measuring for new cabinet doors, the type of hinge you intend to use will influence the door sizes. If you intend to use your existing hinges simply measure your existing cabinet doors and order doors of the same sizes. If you intend to use our Blum Inserta, Clip-top hinges with 1/2-inch overlay, the door … Continue reading
The Door Stop adds new Timesavers Widebelt Sanding Lines Continue reading
Mitered Cabinet Doors need exact machining to produce a tight and accurate joint and obtaining perfect miter joints is nearly impossible without computerized machinery. We use Accu-Systems CNC Machining systems for all our mitering. This video demonstrates the joining method we use at CabinetDoors.Com to produce every mitered cabinet door we make. We have made … Continue reading
The demand for new cabinets in new housing and remodeling is addressed by two very different manufacturing approaches. One approach is to optimize manufacturing efficiency by limiting the sizes manufactured and maximizing employee productivity. This approach is referred to as “Modular Cabinets”. The Modular Cabinet manufacturer usually makes the cabinet boxes with widths starting at … Continue reading
Red Oak is one of the most popular woods for cabinets and it’s reliable, it’s durable, and it’s beautiful when used for cabinet doors. But, not all of the Red Oaks are equally beautiful. There are many varieties within the Red Oak families and this discussion is limited to those more commonly used in the … Continue reading
Now you can design your own Cabinet Doors, and we can build them…The possibilities are in the Millions! So, if you want to design your own Cabinet Door, here is where you can create your own unique look! When you calculate all of our Cabinet Door possibilities by mix-and-matching wood types, arched or square, Mitered … Continue reading
Improperly set moulder feed rates can cause a Washboard finish that is often invisible until stain is applied. Here is a table published by Wisconsin Knife Works, Inc. summarizing the results of their study on the number of knife marks per inch required to produce a stain-ready finish on various wood types. This table shows … Continue reading
There are three key steps in manufacturing 5-piece Cabinet Doors that will determine the sizing accuracy of the finished door. If each of these steps is held within a tight tolerance, the finished product will be accurate to within the desired 1/64 inch, or about 15-thousandths. The first of the three critical operations is moulder … Continue reading
All wood products need to be finished quickly but if you just can’t here are some things you can do to reduce the chance of damage until you can finish your new cabinet doors. Cabinet doors, like any wood product, need to be sealed and finished as soon as possible. Timely finishing will prevent several … Continue reading
Ideally the wood’s moisture content will be matched so the average relative humidity of the region where the wood product will be used will allow the wood’s moisture content to be stable. When the wood moisture content and the local climate is closely matched, the finish on the cabinet door will keep the moisture content … Continue reading
Glue thumb prints don’t happen at CabinetDoors.com. Have you ever had the experience of staining a cabinet door only to find a glue thumb-print, which was not visible until your stain couldn’t penetrate it?