Solid Wood Cabinet Doors

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Solid wood cabinet doors are ideal for achieving unparalleled charm and elegance. Extracted directly from tree trunks, solid wood contains real veining as well as a natural tint. Due to the nature of its provenance, the material is likely to contain different variations of natural hues. Solid wood remains a more expensive choice than MDF, melamine and other materials available in kitchen cabinet design. In order to obtain a classic kitchen, this material is without a doubt the best choice on the market.

Pros

Easy to maintain

Elegant material

Huge variety of colours

Wide variety of essences

Resistant

Timeless design

Easier to repair in case of scratches

Disadvantages

Warps over time depending on species and panel length

Colour may be altered by sunlight

Humidity level in the ambient air must be maintained

Wood Veneer Cabinets

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Wood veneer is an alternative to solid wood. This process consists of applying a thin layer of wood glued to a panel made of particles. It is the ideal choice when solid wood becomes too expensive. By having the appearance of wood, veneer has the same advantages as solid wood while being more resistant to humidity. Wood veneer is available in the same species and colours as the solid wood it replaces.

Pros

Easy to maintain

Timeless design

Resistant

Huge variety of colours

Wide variety of essences

Easier to repair in case of scratches

Disadvantages

Colour may be altered by sunlight

UV Wood Veneer

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UV wood veneer is an alternative to solid wood. This process consists of applying a thin layer of natural wood with a transparent UV finish on a panel made of particles. It is an ideal choice when solid wood becomes too expensive. Having the appearance of wood, veneer has the same advantages as solid wood while being more resistant to humidity. However, no stains can be applied to this material.

Pros

Easy to maintain

Timeless design

Resistant

Easier to repair in case of scratches

Disadvantages

No dye applicable

Natural finish only