Cabinet Construction

Wellborn Cabinet, Inc. offers two types of cabinet construction. You will have a wide range of options to fit your style, from our Framed Cabinet Construction to our Frameless Cabinet Construction. Below you have the option to choose the option that best fits your style. Read our blog to learn the difference between framed vs frameless cabinets.

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View more cabinet construction details below between framed vs frameless cabinet construction.
Framed cabinets should have a 3/4-inch solid wood face frame. The doors are attached to the cabinet face frame with hinges.

Learn more about Framed Cabinet Construction.

Frameless cabinetry also known as "full access" is more contemporary in style. Our Aspire Full Access cabinetry door styles cover the entire box that creates a sleek, seamless appearance.

Learn more about Full Access Frameless Cabinet Construction.

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Cabinet Construction

  • Plywood cabinet boxes with solid wood face frames are strong and durable.
  • Wellborn uses I-Beams on our framed cabinets because they make a cabinet stronger.
  • Dovetail construction - strongest, most durable method to craft drawers.
  • Our 5/8-inch solid hardwood dovetail drawer box comes standard with full extension undermount soft close drawer slides.
  • Base cabinets with full-depth adjustable shelves or pullout shelves have 25% more storage space.
  • Semi-custom and You Draw It options available


  • Wellborn cabinetry is constructed of the wood species: Oak, Maple, Hickory, and Cherry.
  • Additional wood species are Character Maple and Character Cherry for a rustic look for your cabinetry.
  • Wellcore MDF also known as Medium Density Fiberboard cabinetry is available in painted finishes
  • Medium Density Fiberboard is less likely to sustain water damage.
  • Aspire cabinetry is available in Matte, High Gloss, Embossed Melamine, Heavy Textured Melamine, and Decorative Laminate Veneers.
  • Decorative Laminate Veneers have an MDF particle core and a laminate cover later, the joining of these materials creates a strong cabinet material.
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