Two vital components in cabinets are its doors and drawers. From door finishes, frames to dovetail drawer construction, these components can provide a variety of style and design options for the custom woodworker.

Following are just a few of the latest door and drawer components on the market. A few of them were on display at the 2012 International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair in Atlanta, GA.

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Dovetail Cornered Drawers
Drawer Connection says its dovetail cornered drawers offer an old world high quality look and feel, providing an exceptional joint for plywoods and solid wood drawers. The AWI premium grade drawers are made at a minimum height of 2” up to a maximum height of 24”. No setup charges are required for odd heights. A brochure details Drawer Connection's range of drawer offerings. (877) 917-4887.

Doors Produced With Careful Control
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Co. says its doors are distinguished from other sources by an efficient and exacting production process and quality control methods. Materials are sourced from an onsite wood supplier for faster lead times and more quality control than cabinet door companies with off-site suppliers. Wood is color and grain matched by machine and by hand. Door parts are sanded and de-nibbed using a 10 step sanding and surfacing process. TaylorCraft conducts strength tests to ensure our mitered and cope and stick cabinet doors are some of the strongest in the industry. Foam panel spacers are used on the cabinet doors instead of rubber space balls, eliminating oil bleed through. Sizing/square is checked on two-axis Proscale QC tables; doors can’t pass to the next stage if they are not true to size and square. Raised panel cabinet doors are inspected for quality at 11 different stages. Doors are described in the latest catalog. (866) 585-7623.

Door Finishing Program
Valley Oak Cabinet Doors expanded its finishing program to include a wide variety of painted products known as the Artisan Line, including seven colors and two glaze options for each color. The new painted finishes are applied to maple framing and MDF panels on all raised panel designs. (800) 592-5266

Applied Moulding Doors
All Cal Door’s Applied Molding doors have moldings that are glued and press fit. Two examples of Cal Door’s Applied Moulding doors are shown here in the Napa door in cherry and the Calistoga in maple. (408) 782-5700

Decorative Laminate Veneer
Elias Woodwork now manufactures a full line of Decorative Laminate Veneer (DLV) products including cabinet doors, moulding and refacing materials using environmentally friendly NEXGEN™ laminates. (NEXGEN is a trademark of Olon Industries Inc.) Available in five door styles and eight colors, these products produce an elegant wood-like appearance, which is fade-resistant. (800) 665-0623

Dovetail Drawers
CCF Industries offers custom dovetail drawers in most species of solid wood, Baltic birch, ultrafoil melamine and various plywoods. Kitchen spaces can be customized with its specialty cutlery, spice/knife, and double deck drawers. Drawers are available completely assembled and finished, unfinished and unassembled. (800) 581-3683

Transitional Wood Shaker
Northern Contours announces a new series of transitional wood shakers to its custom wood door product line. Wider stiles and rails combined with straight grain veneer panels provide a modern appeal. All panels are reverse-raised for added stability and manufactured with either straight grain or plain sliced veneer on an engineered core. Available in cherry, maple, red oak, quartered white oak and black walnut. (866) 344-8132,

Cabinet Door Program
Conestoga Wood Specialties’ new low-cost Albawood doors are available in one kitchen at-a-time or large project quantities. This price-sensitive white wood door program features raised and plywood panel designs and slab drawer fronts. Profile selections include some of Conestoga’s most popular framing beads, panel raises and edge profiles. (800) 964-3667

FSC Certified Drawer Materials
DBS—Drawer Box Specialties solid wood drawers are available unfinished in alder, beech, cherry, mahogany and maple; and finished in chocolate (1/2"), and hard natural maple (in 1/2", 5/8")  and soft maple (1/2"). DBS is now a Forest Stewardship Council Certified Supplier of wood components and can provide FSC materials for customer projects, one of a select few drawer box manufacturers in the United States to gain FSC-Chain of Custody certification. DBS

Customizable Drawer System
Hettich America’s ArciTech Drawer System, features two drawer profile heights, six rear panel heights, railings, steel TopSides and DesignSides, each in two heights, as well as a low side-profile and rear-panel height for special applications. ArciTech features the Actro runner, offering soft closure and stability. Runners have 40 kg, 60 kg and 80 kg loading categories and use the same carcase drill-hole pattern throughout. (800) 777-3733

Pipe Chase Dovetail Drawer
Waterville Woodcraft’s new options for dovetail drawers include a pipe chase drawer. Especially designed to fit any pipe chase, the custom sized piece from Waterville is dovetailed and ready to install. A drawing is requested when a customer sends in an order directly to customer service or on line through the website. (819) 837-2476

Double Wall Drawer
INDAUX’S offers a double wall drawer system with progressive action in three different heights. ARIANE is its newest product in that line. It comes standard with a 125 lbs dynamic load capacity, the lowest pullforce to open the integrated soft close system and is available in three different heights 84mm (3-1/2 in.), 116mm (5 in.) and 172mm 6-3/4 in.). (336) 210-3965

Designer Face Frames
Decore-ative Specialties offers a comprehensive designer frame program, providing products from square-edge and beaded frames, to high-end inset molding frames. The items are available in a variety of materials, 13 unique frame edges, assembled or unassembled, finished or unfinished. (800) 729-7277

Chamfered Edge Drawer
Keystone Wood Specialties’ standard drawer boxes will now be manufactured with a chamfered edge for a sleek, high-end drawer box. The boxes are still made from color selected maple -- milled, machined, assembled, and finished by its American plant. Keystone’s bullnose edges are still available by request. 800) 233-0289.

Corner Cabinet Kits
Gingrich Woodcraft, Inc. introduces the Corner Cabinet Kit, a unit designed to fit into the kitchen corner, replacing lazy Susan shelves with corner drawers. The kit is available for 36" or 39" corner spaces and can be assembled with face frame or without. Custom orders are available for the quantity of corner drawers, sized to fit a customer’s drawer slides. Dovetail corner drawers have various back corner options and can be prefinished. The cabinet kit does not include drawer hardware or a cabinet base. For further information contact (877) 368-8245

Custom Imprint Branding
Witmer Wood Products offers a way for customers to brand Witmer’s dovetail drawer with a company logo. The custom option costs 85 cents per drawer, says the company, and gives cabinetmakers and furniture makers a cost-effective means of product identification. Witmer creates an engraved die plate using a customer’s artwork to transfer a logo to dovetail drawers using wood burning. Die plates can be created up to 3- by 5-inches with a one-time engraved die plate charge. Witmer Wood Products also offers laser engraving. (800) 643-1158

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