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Cognac Cherry cabinet

September 9, 2012

In remodeling the kitchen of a 100-year-old farmhouse for the Vassar Showhouse in Chester County, Pennsylvania, designer Jan Petersen chose Wood-Mode “Lancaster” maple cabinets stained to re-create the ambience of a Tuscan villa. The same cabinet style used on the island was darkened with a Cognac Cherry stain and made furniture like with the addition of “farmhouse legs.” The floor is 12- by 12-inch Italian tile with an inset made of the same tumbled marble that appears on the backsplash. Sash windows replace the jalousie unit from a previous renovation.

Kitchen cabinets

August 28, 2012


Many manufacturers offer simple stock cabinets with bevel-edged doors and drawers, which makes knobs and pulls unnecessary and eliminates additional cost.
The most basic cabinets will generally feature adjustable hinges, with more expensive lines offering fully concealed, self-closing hinges as standard. Because concealed hinges cannot be seen when the cabinet is closed, you’re not tied to matching them in your knob and pull selections, and so will have more decorative choices.

Kitchen cabinets

August 23, 2012

A combination of glass doors with millions, open shelves for cookbooks and collectibles, and an island with a built-in wine rack, offers a custom look in Kingsbury Natural maple from American Woodmark.

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