Recent Cabinet Facing Articles

This cabinetry is by British company Chalon via Flickr.

How to Clean Kitchen Cabinetry

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | G+ | 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 | G+ | 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 | G+ | 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 veneer about 50...


For Vertical Applications, Try Gel Stains

Posted by Linda Merrill | May 02, 2011

The process of wood staining is a relatively straight forward one, but it does take some practice to learn to control the amount of stain applied for the most consistent finish. And,...

About Cabinet Facing

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | G+ | Oct 31, 2010

by Kevin Stevens, proprietor of KMS Woodworks If your cabinets are dated, but still sound, cabinet re-facing may be the answer to a new look. Cabinet re-facing is the process in which...

Custom Cabinet Ideas

Posted by Kevin Stevens | Oct 31, 2010

Custom cabinets fill the gap that stock sizes or designs can’t. In many cases, a home’s layout matches stock sizes, or stock sizes can be mixed and matched to fit your needs. When...