How to tell quality custom cabinetry?
I've located a custom cabinetmaker who's recently completed a project very similar to what I'm envisioning - vertical, grain-matched walnut veneer, frameless.
We're meeting the cabinetmaker at the condo tomorrow to check it out.
I plan to ask the obvious, such as what upgrades are in that kitchen vs. what he's quoted us. And, to look at basic things like finish,door allignment, and how the drawers are put together. And I have a list of questions, based on GW threads, asking about cabinet construction, edge banding, etc.
But, as a lay person, how can I tell quality? What should I be looking for? Are there certain things I'll be able to see that only a quality shop would do?
Apologies if this has been covered before -- I tried searching and couldn't find anything.