Category Archives: cabinetry

Kitchen Remodel Must Haves: ACCESSORY EDITION

Good kitchen design is more than just a beautiful selection of cabinetry;  it’s what’s INSIDE the cabinet that counts. Our designers often employ built-in cabinet accessories to create a better spaces for our clients.  THE PROBLEM: “This setup doesn’t work for us” Kitchens mean different things to different families- sometimes a large family needs more seating or dedicated space for entertaining. Sometimes a smaller home needs to incorporate a mud room or office area into the kitchen space… it’s all about making the space more functional for the homeowners. THE SOLUTION:  Good Listening & Observation We get to know how…

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Walnut in Wareham

The Homeowners Middle aged couple on the verge of becoming empty nesters, decided to downsize and purchase their final home.  They were looking for something that they could make their own. This particular home was very dated and therefore was a perfect choice to remodel.  The Remodel After analyzing the condition of the home, it was discovered that it was a bit more than anticipated.  Upon tearing out many walls in the very large kitchen, it was discovered that the electrical and plumbing needed to be replaced. After the shock of all of this, it was time to pick out…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Happy November everyone! I can’t believe we are at the end of the year already. It’s been a busy year here and we have completed a few more displays to update our showroom. The working kitchen area is next. We have some new and exciting things for that area that are all about today’s times. We also passed our 40th year. On November 6, 1979, I set foot into the small shop that I had built onto my mother’s garage for the first time. I had the enthusiasm of a little kid in a toy store and was wondering what…

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What’s New In The Wood Palace Kitchen Showroom?

If you haven’t been to Wood Place Kitchen showroom in a while you may want to come by and take a look. There is an abundance of design inspiration waiting for you there whether you are looking to update your kitchen with the latest trends, materials and colors or you are looking to incease the value of your house by adding built in cabinetry elsewhere in your home. Take this bar as an example. This would make a fine addition to a “rec” room, man cave or virtually any corner where entertaining will take place. The bar is complete with…

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Facade Makeover

What does a person do when the Foil cabinets that they have in their kitchen yellow and the cabinets themselves are in good shape? In this case with Tim’s cousin, Leslie, we just replaced the door and drawer fronts and added quartz counter tops. As you will see in the before and after photos, the transformation is nothing short of spectacular. This is not one of the things that we normally do, but in certain situations, we are able to accomplish it for a client that is in need. Sometimes when someone is looking to sell their home, and the…

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Water Can Damage Fine Wood Cabinets

Water can damage fine wood cabinets.  We know what can happen in a major flood and we hope we never have such a catastrophe in our home, even a smaller catastrophe such as a burst pipe.  But there are other ways your cabinets can become damaged from the water sources in your kitchen. Take the cabinets below and around your sink.  It is easy for splashes to occur during every day activities like washing dishes.  Be sure to wipe up any water that gets on the cabinets quickly.  Those accidental spills will not harm your cabinets if taken care of…

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Cabinets – The Building Blocks of Your Kitchen

Cabinets create the structure of your kitchen.  They add value and beauty to your home and provide storage and functionality.  There are many cabinets to choose from but at their most basic, cabinets are boxes that serve as the building blocks of your kitchen.    There are three basic types of cabinets: wall, base and tall cabinets. These basic cabinets are combined with cabinet options to form other cabinet types such as a wall unit or tall pantry cabinet, a drawer base cabinet or used to create an island. Combining the possibilities to create a look with functionality customized for…

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Kitchen Storage

Kitchen Storage Options The cabinetry options for kitchen storage today are amazing.  From appliance “garages” to full pantry cabinets, you can find a way to decoratively hide everything in your kitchen and still keep it within easy reach.  When you think about a new kitchen, kitchen storage should be an important part of your design.  Think about all of the things that find a home on your counters, especially the unsightly things.  How can you hide your dishwashing tools such as that well used sponge, steel wool or scrubber?  What about your dishtowel?  Do you drape it over your faucet,…

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How Do You Tell A Quality Kitchen?

How do you tell a quality kitchen? There are many things that go into a quality kitchen: cabinetry, hardware, counter-tops, additional features or accessories for the cabinetry, and the labor and workmanship to pull it all together. The highest quality kitchens are typically a combination of great design, high-end materials, quality workmanship, and unique finishing touches. Wood is more expensive than any of the composite cabinet materials available, and solid wood doors and drawer fronts are typical in high-quality cabinets. Examples of woods used in quality kitchen cabinets are maple, cherry, oak, hickory, and walnut. These woods are durable and…

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What Your Kitchen Pro Needs To Know If Your Cabinet Becomes Damaged

Our kitchens are the heart of our homes.  They get a lot of traffic from the whole family and sometimes guests as you entertain.  What if your kitchen cabinet become damaged in some way?  We are careful and hope it never happens, but what do you do if it happens to you. For small scratches and nicks a Touch-Up Kit may exist and you can contact your kitchen provider to see what is available.  But for larger damage, cabinet repairs are best left to your kitchen pro.  You can, however, help immensely with trouble shooting and even speed up the…

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