kitchen cabinets

phaceliaNovember 23, 2009

Any advice for choosing the best wood species, such as maple or alder, for painted kitchens cabinets?

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Pricewise, poplar is just fine for painted cabinets, if you can find it. Birch/alder will be more money and maple prices are all over, depending on variety.

    Bookmark   November 24, 2009 at 12:08AM
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I vote for poplar as well.

    Bookmark   November 24, 2009 at 5:55PM
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MDF is also ok for painted cabinet if budget is an issue.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2009 at 3:42PM
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