WELLBORN CABINETS CONSTRUCTION



CABINET CONSTRUCTION TO FIT YOUR NEEDS

Wellborn Cabinet features many product lines that offer cabinetry for every room for everyday living.

Whether you are building an affordable first home or the home of your dreams, Wellborn Cabinet has options that allow you to create exactly what you want in every room of your home.

All levels of Wellborn cabinetry, whether it is Select standard doors, drawer fronts, and cabinet boxes or Estate construction doors, drawer fronts, and cabinet boxes are durable and beautiful. Some are just built stronger than others.

The first decision you need to make when buying cabinetry is to select which type of cabinetry you want: framed or frameless cabinetry. Then choose the construction level within that cabinet type that is aligned with your needs and meets your budget.

We invite you to explore each line of cabinetry featured on this page and contact your Wellborn dealer to request a quote.

Click on a photo below to view construction details about that product line.




CABINET CONSTRUCTION DETAILS

This section will introduce the two types of cabinetry Wellborn offers, Frameless and Framed, and will get into cabinet construction and what you should look for when picking out cabinets. When deciding which construction level and type of cabinetry you want, you need to evaluate several features these factors affect the durability of the cabinetry; face frame, door fronts, door frames, drawer construction, drawer fronts, glides, braces, backs, end panels, cabinet interiors, shelving, hinges, door materials and finish.

Types of Cabinets




Kitchen cabinets fall into two categories frameless and framed.

Framed cabinets should have a 3/4-inch solid wood face frame. The doors are attached to the cabinet face frame with hinges. The solid wood cabinet face frame increases the strength and stability of the cabinet door making framed cabinets sturdier and more durable than frameless cabinetry. Wellborn offers a wide variety of framed door styles for you to choose from.

Framed Construction





Frameless (euro style) cabinetry is more contemporary in style. Frameless cabinet box construction provides more storage space as pull out shelves and drawers can be wider without the face frame in the way. Aspire's full access cabinet door styles cover the entire box, leaving only a 2 mm reveal on the front of the cabinet that creates a sleek, seamless appearance. Visit our frameless cabinet door explorer to see all the door styles available at Wellborn Cabinet. Read more about framed vs. frameless cabinets in our blog.
Frameless Construction

Box Cabinet Construction

When purchasing either overlay or inset cabinetry, plywood cabinet boxes with solid wood face frames, are stronger and the most durable. Home Concept cabinets feature furniture board boxes and cabinets doors with laminate center panels.

Cabinet door stiles and rails should be solid wood and the cabinet should feature I-Beams and not corner gussets or corner braces. Wellborn uses I-Beams on our framed cabinets because they make a cabinet stronger.

Dovetail construction has always been known as the 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 in our Premier, Estate, and Elegant Bath lines. Dovetail drawers are available as an option in our Home Concepts and Select Series.

Purchase base cabinets that come with full-depth adjustable shelves or pullout shelves over ones with 1/2 depth shelves to attain 25% more storage space in each base cabinet.

Wellborn cabinets offer semi-custom and custom You Draw It cabinetry that arrives ready to install. Each piece has passed through Wellborn Cabinet quality inspectors as each piece is being cut, sanded, painted, and assembled, this allows us to assure the quality of the cabinetry before it is placed in the box with protective corners and packing. Check out our basic cabinet terminology guide to familiarize yourself with terms you might hear while working with your local Wellborn Dealer.


Wellborn Cabinet Construction Details Comparison:

Wellborn Series face frame cabinets


Aspire Frameless Cabinetry Construction Details Comparison:

Aspire Frameless Cabinet Construction

Materials

Wellborn Cabinets are constructed of the following wood species Oak, Maple, Hickory, and Cherry. Wellborn also offers Character Cherry and Character Maple door materials for people who like rustic looking one of a kind cabinets. MDF Cabinetry is also available in painted finishes.

MDF produces a smooth, glossy luxurious painted finish. The durability and the cost savings of this tough wood product are a plus if you are looking for painted cabinetry. You cannot leave mop water, dishwasher water, or liquid spills around the toe kicks, end panels and back panels of your base MDF or furniture board cabinets as these materials are susceptible to damage from water absorption.

Aspire Cabinetry is available in Matte, High Gloss, Embossed Melamine, and Heavy Textured Melamine Decorative Laminate Veneers. These Decorative Laminate Veneers have an MDF particle core and a laminate cover layer, the joining of these materials creates a strong cabinet material.

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