The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturer Association is a voluntary non-profit trade association for the U.S. and Canada. KCMA certifies cabinets “that are recognized in the marketplace as a quality product able to perform after a rigorous battery of tests simulating years of typical household use.”
Any cut made by a saw.
The act of drying wood or green lumber for immediate use.
A scissor-shaped hinge where one half mounts to the door while the other mounts to the horizontal part of the cabinet.
Round device used to open a cabinet. These can be plain or elaborately decorated.
A blemish in wood grain w here a part of a limb or branch. It is often seen as artistic beauty for cabinetry and furniture. Because wood is a natural material it is common for it to have knots or eyes.
Knotty alder is a lighter color wood that varies from a light reddish brown to yellow and is as strong as maple. It is called knotty because of the various knots that can be found in the grain.
A softwood that is known for its many knots.