Wood Type

Each wood type contains natural color variations from light to dark. The charm of fine wood cabinetry is the subtle, natural variations of color and grain patterns.

Birch

Birch

Birch is a close-grained hardwood, with a fine and even texture and a grain that is often straight but can also come in wavy or curly patterns. Its colors go from cream to reddish-brown.

Rustic Birch

Rustic Birch

Rustic Birch includes some combination of open knots, wormholes, dramatic color contrast and mineral streaks reflecting the inherent beauty of the wood. These characteristics occur naturally in the material; no one characteristic is a defining trait of Rustic Birch.

Cherry

Cherry

Cherry is an elegant, multi-colored hardwood. In its raw state, it has a pinkish-brown hue with occasional shades of white, green, pink or even gray. Natural or light stains accent these color variations. Small gum pockets, streaks, pin knots and figures are common. Cherry wood will darken or "mellow" with age. This mellowing is a natural occurrence and a benefit of owning solid cherry cabinetry.

Rustic Cherry

Rustic Cherry

Rustic Cherry includes some combination of open knots, wormholes, dramatic color contrast and mineral streaks reflecting the inherent beauty of the wood. These characteristics occur naturally in the material; no one characteristic is a defining trait of Rustic Cherry.

Hickory

Hickory

Hickory is a strong, open-grained wood that is known for its flowing grain pattern and dramatic variation in color. It often contains random pecks, burls and mineral streaks and it is not uncommon to see doors or parts of doors that range in color from light to deep brown when finished in light or natural stains. Darker stains will mildly tone these color variations, but these very characteristics make each hickory kitchen unique and the preference of those who love wood.

Maple

Maple

Hard maple is a strong, close-grained wood that is predominately off-white in color, although it also contains light hues of yellow-brown and pink. Hard maple occasionally contains small mineral, light tan or reddish-tinged streaks that will darken with stain. It is usually straight grained, but can be wavy or even curly.

Rustic Maple

Rustic Maple

Rustic Maple includes some combination of open knots, wormholes, dramatic color contrast and mineral streaks reflecting the inherent beauty of the wood. These characteristics occur naturally in the material; no one characteristic is a defining trait of Rustic Maple.

Oak

Oak

Red oak has a prominent open grain that ranges in color from white to yellow and reddish-brown. Red oak is sometimes streaked with green, yellow or black mineral deposits and may vary from a closely knit grain to a sweeping arch pattern.

Laminate

Laminate

This is a material used on drawer and door surfaces to cover substrate of either particleboard or MDF. All laminate is durable and easy to clean. Melamine laminate is also a material used for fabricating countertops since it is thicker than vinyl and provides a hard, durable surface.