Author: HeningerWW

Quality Cabinets – what does it mean?

What does “quality cabinets” mean? An over used, and subjective term within the industry meant to attract customers. When a company says they produce quality cabinets what do they mean? You’ll have to ask them for that answer, but just because they advertise as “Quality Cabinets” doesn’t necessarily mean the same thing to everyone. Here Read More …

Dovetail rails

On my Facebook page I posted a blurb about¬†adding dovetail rails to the back of slab style cabinet doors. ¬†These slab doors were so wide that they would inevitably start to cup and warp as the wood moves. To stop this from happening I decide to put two dovetail rails across the back of the Read More …

Dovetails and Other Joints

In the world of woodworking there are many ways to join pieces of wood together. When considering which joints to use, the questions you need to ask yourself are “what’s the application?”, “what will be the stress on this joint?”, and “will it be seen?”. With an array of possibilities it usually comes down to Read More …

Melamine–good or bad???

…Or maybe I should say the “pros and cons”. As a cabinetmaker I get this question all the time. Melamine has become the standard cabinet material for many, many years now, and with good reason. First off, what is called “a sheet of melamine” in the cabinet world is actually 49″x 97″ sheet of particle Read More …