Recent Cabinet Facing Articles

Kitchen Remodel Ideas: Myth Vs Truth

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 24, 2017

My nice next-door neighbor and I had our first disagreement last night. The subject: “Kitchen Remodel: To Do or Not to Do?” We live side by side, each in a condo with...

Paul Schultz/flickr

Eco-Aware Kitchen Cabinet Replacement or Renewal

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 19, 2016

You work hard at keeping your kitchen green -- buying healthful, sustainable food and drink to nourish your family and friends. Good for you! Now here’s another area where you...


Kitchen Basics: Refurbish or Remodel?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 14, 2016

Kitchen remodeling can be one of the most exciting and dramatic ways to change your house for the better in terms of efficiency, appearance, and comfort level. On the other hand, this...

This cabinetry is by British company Chalon via Flickr.

How to Clean Kitchen Cabinetry

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | May 23, 2013

Your kitchen cabinets are exposed to grease, dirt, finger prints, sticky stuff, and the occasional projectile meatball. Ouch. That kind of stinks, because you paid a lot for them, right?...

Removing veneer from a table at/by Gypsy Barn via

1 Cool Trick for Stripping Veneer Without Power Tools

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 29, 2013

Have you experienced this? You find a table at the thrift store that looks perfect for rehabbing, except there is this one little's covered in veneer. You don't like stripping...

Reclaimed weathered wood by Stikwood via

Stikwood: The New Peel and Stick Wood Paneling

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Feb 12, 2013

Almost everyone has a wall that doesn't look right, or a table, or the back of a kitchen island. Maybe it's an empty bedroom wall that makes the room look cold. Maybe it's a drab beige...

Real wood furniture by Albert's Wood Studio via

How Fiberboard Furniture Compares to Solid Wood

Posted by Kevin Stevens | Sep 21, 2011

Is it wood or does it want to be wood? A few years ago I picked up an antique drop front desk from one of my clients. It was bartered in trade for some tile work I had done on his...


Wood Veneers Guide

Posted by Kevin Stevens | Jun 17, 2011

Many people have heard the expression that “beauty is only skin deep.” In the world of woodworking and cabinetry, this “beauty” is often a thin layer of wood...