What You Should Know About Cabinets Wood Types

Cabinet Wood Types - Parr Cabinets

Are you in the market for new cabinets? Here’s a tip you should keep in mind when selecting the type of wood the cabinets are made out of:

No matter which wood type you choose for your new kitchen or bath cabinetry, no two pieces of wood are exactly the same.

Stains are likely to exaggerate the difference between open and closed grains and other markings in wood. Grain variation and color change should be expected. As hardwood ages, it will darken when exposed to different types of light. Color differences or changes in wood can also be caused by exposure to harsh chemicals, extreme heat, or other contributing external conditions. In addition, wood species exhibit other defining characteristics, such as mineral deposits/streaks, knots, sap runs, pin holes, and wormholes. These markings make the wood unique and contribute to its enduring beauty.

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