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Understanding Cabinetry

Understanding the essentials of cabinetry is a key component in designing your dream home. A knowledge of cabinetmaking terms, understanding the advantages of a factory finish, and having information on custom cabinetry, can provide for a more involved experience and a better result at the end of the process. Take some time to develop a grasp of cabinetry using Dura Supreme’s library of in-depth resources.


An inset cabinet door style with a distressed painted finish crafted by a finish artisan at Dura Supreme Cabinetry.
A detailed photo of a modern kitchen with bamboo veneer cabinets. The solid slab door style is sleek and stylish. The kitchen cabinets are shown with a full-access cosntruction method.
Premium kitchen cabinets with solid joinery and construction. This is a close up of dovetail joinery on a kitchen cabinet drawer shown with black and white photography.
Cabinetry Terms

Learn The Language

From mullion doors and tall cabinets to Thermofoil and toe-kick, our glossary of cabinetry terms is designed to turn the novice user into a well-versed contributor to the design.

A professional cabinet maker wiping the stain application on a kitchen cabinet door to create a luxurious finish.
A countertop standing larder cabinet provides an orderly place to house appliances, like a large mixer. Thoughtfully planned shelves and cubbies provide dedicated space for an assortment of baking gadgets, pantry goods, and measuring cups, keeping them easy to find and at your fingertips. Explore more kitchen cabinet storage solutions and cabinet accessories from Dura Supreme Cabinetry.
The Dura Supreme Difference

Custom Cabinetry With A Factory Finish

When people hear “custom” cabinetry, they often assume it means their cabinets were crafted at a local shop — but there’s much more to it than that. Learn more about what custom cabinetry truly means and the difference a factory finish can make in turning your home into a one-of-a-kind space.

A newly remodeled kitchen desing with standard overlay kitchen cabinets in a warm stained wood finish. Traditional American “framed construction” cabinetry is custom-crafted with premium joinery and materials and a panoramic palette of door styles and finishes.
A walk-in pantry hidden behind cabinet doors in a modern farmhouse style kitchen remodel with dark painted cabinets highlighted with warm stained accents and a kitchen island.
Learn about kitchen & bath cabinetry product lines to see which type of cabinet construction best suits your design needs. This images shows a close up of a detailed flat panel door style with a medium stained finish on Cherry wood with kale green subway tiles.
Our Product Lines

Crestwood & Bria

Learn about our Crestwood and Bria (framed and frameless) product lines to see which type of construction best suits your needs.  Get a glimpse of the level of detail we put into each piece and see how we can do the same for your home.


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