Shaker Cabinet Doors

Shaker Cabinets - Popular for Over a Century

Shaker style cabinets first became popular in the mid-19th-century, and they have never fallen out of style since. The clean, simple design of shaker kitchen cabinets looks timeless and complements almost any space, which is why people have come back to this style over and over again for decades. If you’re looking for new or replacement cabinet doors that perfectly suit a space while subtly elevating the aesthetic, you can’t go wrong with shaker cabinets.

What Are Shaker Style Cabinets?

Even if you can’t picture what shaker style cabinet doors look like, you have almost certainly seen them before. As one of the most popular cabinet styles of all time, shaker cabinets feature prominently in kitchens across the country. Some of the hallmarks of the design include recessed center panels, light finishes, simple hardware, and minimal embellishments. The Shakers, the religious order that created this style, were known more for exceptional craftsmanship than gorgeous designs. Today’s shaker cabinet doors maintain that commitment to craftsmanship, and the original look helped spark the trend of minimal design that’s more popular than ever today.

Choosing Shaker Style Cabinet Doors

Think of shaker cabinets kind of like a blank canvas. The straightforward design fits in anywhere while also creating the foundation for a design of your own. For instance, shaker kitchen cabinets don’t have to rely on a light finish and simple hardware - you could paint shaker doors with bright, bold colors and install ornamental hardware if you wanted. You could also go in the opposite direction and keep the doors as basic as possible. The point is, shaker cabinet doors offer a full spectrum of design possibilities. Don’t think of this style as minimal, classic, rustic, or basic. Ultimately, the shaker style has remained so popular for so long for one reason: versatility. No matter what look you want to achieve, shaker doors add something important.

Below are examples of a Paint-Grade Shaker, a Paint-Grade Shaker finished with Sherwin-Williams High-Reflective White, and an Oak Shaker stained with MinWax Golden Oak.

Paint Grade Shaker

The frame is Poplar or Maple, and the panel is Medium Density Fiberboard. The Paint-Grade Shaker is $12.72/SqFt.
Shaker Painted White

Painted with Sherwin-Williams High-Reflective White Conversion Varnish. This painted Shaker is $32.75/sqft.
Shaker Stained Golden Oak

Color-Selected Oak, finished with Minwax Golden Oak stain and Clear Conversion Varnish. The unfinished price is $13.75/sqft.

Shaker Style Replacement Doors

You don’t need to renovate your whole kitchen to introduce shaker cabinets. In fact, you don’t even need to replace your cabinets as long as the underlying structure is sturdy. Shaker style replacement doors are cut to the exact same size as your current doors before being shipped directly to your location. Then you simply remove the old doors and hang the replacement doors and suddenly your kitchen looks completely different: new and fresh. Maybe you want to replace older shaker doors that have worn out or maybe you want to bring the shaker style into your kitchen for the first time. Either way, ordering custom-built replacement shaker doors makes it easy and affordable to bring a timeless style into the most important room in your home (or anywhere else you have cabinet doors).

Ordering Replacement Doors

If you’ve decided on Shaker cabinet doors, the hardest part of replacing your cabinet doors is already over. Now you simply need to make a few more decisions, place your order, and expect your doors to ship in about 10 business days!

 

  • Size - Figure out what the measurements will be for the new doors.
  • Wood Species - Shaker style cabinet doors come in a variety of hardwood species options - oak, alder, maple etc. If you plan to seal or stain the doors rather than paint them, pick a wood species with a grain pattern and tone you want to highlight.
  • Finish Options - All replacement doors come fully-sanded and ready to paint or stain. You can also elect to have the doors painted for you in one of 5 classic colors, and choose to have hinge pockets bored for easier installation.

 

CabinetDoors.Com - Your Online Source of Shaker Cabinet Doors

Skip the big box stores and the expensive local woodworkers. CabinetDoors.Com is the internet’s leading supplier of custom-built cabinet doors. We love the Shaker style as much as anyone, and our selection is full of classic and contemporary variations on it. In terms of price, selection, convenience, and quality, you won’t find a better source for Shaker Cabinet Doors.

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Customer Reviews

Just finished hanging my new Shaker Doors and I had to let you know that you have done an excellent job. Really, really beautiful work. Kirk A.

I could not be more impressed with the cabinet doors I just received. My only regret is that it took me so long to pull the trigger and place the order. Charles J.

You made some replacement doors for a rental I own. Problem is...the doors I didn't replace look awful. Seriously, you make a very high quality cabinet door and I guess I'll be ordering the rest of the kitchen soon. Kay B.

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I ordered new cabinet doors for my upper cabinets in my kitchen. They needed to match the bottom doors. Thanks to your very knowledgeable staff, I got perfect doors--the grain matched, the trim matched, and the hardware is outstanding. I am delighted and would recommend this company without reservation. Thank you for an outstanding product. Madge S.

My order of cabinet doors was delivered today, and I could not be more pleased. They are BEAUTIFUL. Thank you so much for making a great product.Stacy K.

I'm a home re-modeling handyman and I just finished a kitchen remodel using your Shaker Doors. This was my first order from you and the sizes and overall quality are much better than my prior supplier. You helped my make my customer very happy.Mike B.

This was my 4th kitchen re-model with your cabinet doors and, just like before, the doors were perfect. The workmanship is top notch and the sanding was exceptional. My 5th kitchen job is scheduled for August and I'll be ordering from you again. You make a great door.Kent's Kitchens

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The doors arrived today and fit perfectly. Thank you very much. I will be ordering the remaining 18 doors and 6 drawer fronts in the next couple of months. Walter W.

I remodel kitchens for a living and I can only say...I wish I had found you sooner. These are the overall BEST cabinet Doors I have ever installed. Excellent quality and workmanship. Jake A.

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Hi, I have received my 1 door, and I feel like I received the same quality service and product as if it were 50 doors. I am very pleased with a beautiful door delivered as promised. Thanks, David H.

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We took your advice and ordered the smallest door in our kitchen to see your quality...which is absolutely great...Now we are ordering the rest of the kitchen and bath doors. Don & Barb B.

These cabinet doors are PERFECT! Super high quality and right-on size. Harry D.

So glad we remodeled our kitchen with your doors, instead of doors from the hardware chain. You saved us over 35%. The doors arrived in 12 days, (including 4 Fedex shipping days). The hardware chain quoted 28 days, and your quality is far better than their samples. Mark H.

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I am very satisfied with these doors. The quality is GREAT!. Alex D.

Very nice cabinet doors, the color matching and the sizes are right-on. Paul L.

Your customer service is fantastic. Somehow you spotted an error I made on my order (I reversed width and height on one door) and called me to ask if the size was correct. Your attention to detail prevented me from ordering one of my doors wrong. Thank you so much. Bryan E.

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