Kitchen Cabinets / September 5, 2018 / Darold Davis
There are three basic structural components to a cabinet: the box, the shelves and the drawers. Each can be constructed in a number of ways. generally come four ways: boxed and ready to install in standard dimensions, boxed and ready to assemble, semi-custom and custom.
They look just like they sound: rectangular and ready to be filled up with shelving and drawers. Boxes are typically built in one of three ways: with plywood, particleboard or MDF (medium-density fiberboard) and a base that is later covered with a finish piece called a toe kick. There are pros and cons to each of these materials.
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