Construction Methods

Whether you are planning to build a new home or remodel your current one, it is very likely that cabinetry will be part of your project. Cabinetry is the only “furniture” you’ll buy that will be permanently affixed to your home. The quality, style, and longevity of your cabinetry will affect your family’s lifestyle and the value of your home for years to come. The following is an overview of cabinet construction, component materials, finishes, and distribution which you should consider as you plan your project.

Face Frame Cabinets 

Dooney Woodworks face frame cabinets are constructed with a 1-3/4″ wide by 1" thick solid wood face frame in the wood specie of your choice.  Frames are assembled using pocket screws. Cabinet boxes are 3/4″ thick furniture grade pre-finished american made plywood.  All exposed sides have an applied solid wood 1″ thick end panel.  Shelves are 3/4″ thick, full-depth and fully adjustable in base and upper cabinets.  

Dooney Woodworks has three options for Face Frame cabinets

1. Standard (or partial) overlay door overlaps the face frame 1/2" leaving 1" of the face frame exposed.  

2.  Full Overlay door overlaps the face frame 1 1/4" leaving only 1/4" of the face frame exposed. 

3. True inset door is installed flush with the face frame leaving the entire frame exposed.  

European Frameless 

Dooney Woodworks European frameless cabinets are constructed of 3/4″ thick plywood or furniture board, doweled and glued. Front edges of the box are taped with a matching wood edge banding or PVC edge tape. Exposed sides can be finished with an integrated wood veneer side or with end panels. Shelves are 3/4″ thick, full-depth and fully adjustable in base and upper cabinets.  Doors are attached to the cabinet box with European full overlay hinges with a lifetime warranty.