Bamboo Cabinet Doors

Bamboo Cabinet Doors

Bamboo – BambuseaeGeneral Description• Bamboo is cut and laminated into sheets and planks. This process involves cutting stalks into thin strips, planing them flat, boiling and drying the strips; which are then glued, pressed and finished. Physical Properties• Color change in bamboo is achieved by heating the bamboo. Doing so creates a reaction in the natural sugars in the material and darkens the color. Amber bamboo has been heated to achieve the caramel color. • Janka Rating System (engineered panels) = 1690Where It Grows• In East Asia, from 50°N latitude in Sakhalin through to Northern Australia, and west to India and the Himalayas. Also in sub-Saharan Africa, and in the Americas from the Mid-Atlantic United States south to Argentina and Chile, reaching their southernmost point at approx. 47°S latitude.Relative Abundance• Depending upon the species (there are approx. 1450), climate, and cultivation, bamboo can grow up to 37 inches in 24 hours. Did You Know?• Bamboo is part of the grass family• Unlike trees, stems come out of the ground at their full diameter• Because of their high silica content, the fiber cannot be digested by termites Bamboo Honey Edge 1-Ply Honey Bamboo, sometimes referred to as Natural Bamboo, has lighter brown color tones due to being left in its natural state. It is made with a 1-Ply Edge Grain core by combining multiple smaller pieces together until one solid piece is made. This style of grain construction makes it available for use with doors that have shaped panel and frame details as well as dovetail drawer boxes and some moldings. Bamboo Honey Edge 1-Ply Finish Grade 1-Ply Edge Grain Honey Bamboo Finish Grade is designed to be used when having your products finished by Decore-ative Specialties. Bamboo Amber Edge 1-Ply Amber Bamboo goes through a “carmelization” process, giving the raw bamoo a richer, darker appearance. It is made with a 1-Ply Edge Grain core by combining multiple smaller pieces together until one solid piece is made. This style of grain construction makes it available for use with doors that have shaped panel and frame details as well as dovetail drawer boxes and some moldings. Bamboo Amber Edge 1-Ply Finish Grade 1-Ply Edge Grain Amber Bamboo Finish Grade is designed to be used when having your products finished by Decore-ative Specialties. Bamboo Honey Flat 3-Ply Honey Bamboo, sometimes referred to as Natural Bamboo, has lighter brown color tones due to being left in its natural state. Its Flat Grain, 3-Ply core is made first with an Edge Grain middle section, and then a Flat Grain Bamboo applied to the face and back. This can give doors a very unique appearance, and is recommended for styles with little to no shaping on their frames so the core is not exposed. Bamboo Honey Flat 3-Ply Finish Grade 3-Ply Flat Grain Honey Bamboo Finish Grade is designed to be used when having your products finished by Decore-ative Specialties. Bamboo Amber Flat 3-Ply Amber Bamboo goes through a “carmelization” process, giving the raw bamoo a richer, darker appearance. Its Flat Grain, 3-Ply core is made first with an Edge Grain middle section, and then a Flat Grain Bamboo applied to the face and back. This can give doors a very unique appearance, and is recommended for styles with little to no shaping on their frames so the core material is not exposed. Bamboo Amber Flat 3-Ply Finish Grade 3-Ply Flat Grain Amber Bamboo Finish Grade is designed to be used when having your products finished by Decore-ative Specialties.
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Bamboo Cabinet Doors

Give your kitchen a new look with kitchen cabinet refacing Give your kitchen a new look and avoid a complete remodel by keeping your existing cabinets and simply replacing the doors and hardware. This guide will explain the refacing options available so you can find the style that’s most compatible with your home. SHOP ALL KITCHEN CABINETS Update Cabinet Doors Select new cabinet doors made from solid wood, rigid thermofoil or bamboo. Then, choose your overlay style. Solid wood Available in maple, cherry and oak Can be personalized with finishes, stains, paint and glazes Rigid thermofoil Thin, layered plastic coating fused to medium density fiberboard (MDF) with heat and pressure Available in a wide range of colors and styles Bamboo Attractive and an eco-friendly renewable resource Available in a large selection of bamboo finishes An overlay is how the cabinet doors lay on the cabinet face. There are two overlay styles. Standard overlays (aka “traditional” overlays) leave the face of the cabinet box visible around doors and drawers, creating a type of frame. Full overlays have the cabinet doors mounted so they completely cover the cabinet box with virtually no cabinet frame showing around doors and drawer fronts. Cabinet Hardware Hardware such as cabinet hinges, handles, knobs and pulls can make your cabinets function more easily and are a finishing touch to define your décor. The type of cabinet you have partly determines the type of hinges used on it. Framed cabinets have hinges attached to the door and the frame, while frameless cabinets have hinges attached to the door and the wall. European (“concealed”) hinges are not visible when the door is closed. They provide a sleek, clean appearance and are often used with contemporary styles. Most of these hinges are self-closing and commonly limit the door to opening 110 degrees. European hinges are always used on full overlay cabinet doors or frameless cabinets. Traditional (“exposed”) hinges show on the outside of the cabinet and are used with traditional cabinet styles. Types include spring-loaded self-closing barrel hinges and knife hinges, which allow the door to open 180 degrees. Cabinet handles or pulls come in a variety of styles and materials, from plastic and wood to ceramic and crystal. Most come in matching combinations with knobs for doors and handles for doors and drawers.
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Bamboo Cabinet Doors

Update Cabinet Doors Select new cabinet doors made from solid wood, rigid thermofoil or bamboo. Then, choose your overlay style. Solid wood Available in maple, cherry and oak Can be personalized with finishes, stains, paint and glazes Rigid thermofoil Thin, layered plastic coating fused to medium density fiberboard (MDF) with heat and pressure Available in a wide range of colors and styles Bamboo Attractive and an eco-friendly renewable resource Available in a large selection of bamboo finishes An overlay is how the cabinet doors lay on the cabinet face. There are two overlay styles. Standard overlays (aka “traditional” overlays) leave the face of the cabinet box visible around doors and drawers, creating a type of frame. Full overlays have the cabinet doors mounted so they completely cover the cabinet box with virtually no cabinet frame showing around doors and drawer fronts. Cabinet Hardware Hardware such as cabinet hinges, handles, knobs and pulls can make your cabinets function more easily and are a finishing touch to define your décor. The type of cabinet you have partly determines the type of hinges used on it. Framed cabinets have hinges attached to the door and the frame, while frameless cabinets have hinges attached to the door and the wall. European (“concealed”) hinges are not visible when the door is closed. They provide a sleek, clean appearance and are often used with contemporary styles. Most of these hinges are self-closing and commonly limit the door to opening 110 degrees. European hinges are always used on full overlay cabinet doors or frameless cabinets. Traditional (“exposed”) hinges show on the outside of the cabinet and are used with traditional cabinet styles. Types include spring-loaded self-closing barrel hinges and knife hinges, which allow the door to open 180 degrees. Cabinet handles or pulls come in a variety of styles and materials, from plastic and wood to ceramic and crystal. Most come in matching combinations with knobs for doors and handles for doors and drawers.
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Bamboo Cabinet Doors

Do They All Have a Natural Finish? Eco Cabinets Bamboo Cabinets. (c) Eco Cabinets Natural finish tends to be the most popular for bamboo cabinets, in only because bamboo has such a lovely striated appearance. The darker stain would cover up most of the bamboo's unique look. But, yes, dark-stained bamboo cabinets are available.
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Bamboo Cabinet Doors

Bamboo Honey Flat 3-Ply Honey Bamboo, sometimes referred to as Natural Bamboo, has lighter brown color tones due to being left in its natural state. Its Flat Grain, 3-Ply core is made first with an Edge Grain middle section, and then a Flat Grain Bamboo applied to the face and back. This can give doors a very unique appearance, and is recommended for styles with little to no shaping on their frames so the core is not exposed.
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Bamboo Cabinet Doors

Natural finish tends to be the most popular for bamboo cabinets, in only because bamboo has such a lovely striated appearance. The darker stain would cover up most of the bamboo's unique look. But, yes, dark-stained bamboo cabinets are available.
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Bamboo Cabinet Doors

Beautiful, renewable bamboo cabinets have gained popularity with construction professionals and homeowners alike because of their unusual good looks and superior strength. From bamboo kitchen sinks to bamboo bath furniture, you’ll find this hardy, renewable wood just about everywhere these days. Bamboo cabinets are a beautiful, eco-friendly and sensible way to bring this luxurious material into your home.

Bamboo Cabinet Doors