Types of Wood for Cabinets in Durham

Choosing the right type of wood for your cabinets and drawers is one of the most important steps to getting the right look in your kitchen. At Cabinet Cures of the Triangle, we offer seven gorgeous varieties of high-quality species of wood for cabinets that will not only look beautiful, they’ll maintain that beauty over years of daily wear and use.

Types of Cabinet Wood

Depending on whether you want a paint color, a smooth grain, or a rustic appearance, we have the right types of wood to offer the look and style you’re seeking.

Select Maple

Maple is a commonly used wood species that grows world wide. Our select maple is sturdy for cabinetry and offers a subtle appearance with minimal grain, and a creamy, pale yellow color.

Paint Grade Maple

Chosen specifically for clients who want tinted lacquer or paint, this type of maple has minimal grain and is very hard. It holds the color beautifully and is sturdy and durable for long-lasting wear.

Select Alder Wood

Select alder wood is a species has a beautiful, smooth grain and a light brown color with red undertones. It’s important to note that select alder is a lighter weight, softer wood than maple that requires more care to prevent denting and damage.

Rustic Alder Wood

Ideal for cabin styles and southwest styles, rustic alder wood has visible knots and grains. Customers tend to choose a light stain in order to let the natural wood shine through.

Cherry Wood

Cherry is a timeless species of wood for cabinetry with a satin texture and a beautiful, smooth grain. The natural wood has a red-brown look that becomes darker over time, but dark colored stains are a gorgeous option.

Sapele Wood

This African wood species is a hard wood that is the perfect substitute for mahogany. With a dark color and a lovely, ribbon grain, this wood stands out in a modern kitchen

Hickory Wood

Hickory is a hard, strong wood with a medium brown color that offers golden highlights and wide color variation. With a medium texture and a straight grain, this is a lovely, classic type of wood for cabinets.

Why Choose Cabinet Cures

With over three decades of service, we don’t just have experience in choosing the right type of wood and using it to reface or build custom cabinetry, we know how to choose the right type for your lifestyle. With our design team’s assistance, you’ll know exactly how each species holds up to use, which one offers the characteristics you’re looking for, and what you can expect from the end result. In addition, we can bring out the full potential of each species with our expert craftsmanship, ensuring an outcome you love that will add value and beauty to your home.

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