The finish on your kitchen cabinetry
is the first thing you see and an indication of its quality.
It’s your impression when you walk into the kitchen and run your fingers over the smooth luxurious surface of cabinet doors and drawers. For that reason, we make major investments in our cabinet finish systems, finish colors and our topcoats because we fully believe that the finish is what makes your kitchen cabinetry look beautiful long into the future, and makes you feel good about your choices and investment.
Our in-house finishing department utilizes a professional automotive grade paint spray booth and spray equipment to ensure a perfect particle free and dustless showroom finish.
Cabinets OC cabinet finishes are hand-applied and hand-wiped so that ty of the he natural beauty of the wood is fully enhanced. As with any hand finishing technique, there can be subtle variations in the application, the absorption of the stain and the glaze detailing. We recommend viewing several sample cabinet doors and displays to see the full spectrum of color and detailing. This is especially important with glazied or distressed cabinet finishes due to their artistic applications.
Our topcoats are durable, scratch and mark resistant, household chemical resistant and UV resistant to protect your kitchen cabinetry from normal wear and tear while retaining its beautiful luster and sheen. We use catalyzed conversion varnish sealers and topcoats in our state of the art cabinet shop for their unmatched durability and beauty.
Cabinets OC offers a beautiful palate of hand rubbed, stained finishes that enhance the natural character and grain of the wood species. Our cabinet finish artisans meticulously sand the surface and profiles of the door so that the stain is absorbed evenly. The stain is then sprayed over the surface and wiped by hand so that it develops a beautiful, transparent color that fully showcases the grain and character of the wood. Our durable, catalyzed conversion varnish sealer and topcoat protect the cabinet finish and crete a soft luster with a smooth, silky feel.
Glaze is a semi transparent color that is applied over the stain adding depth and dimension. Along profiles and corners, the glaze highlights and accentuates the carved details of the cabinet door. Glaze is an artistic, hand-applied cabinet finish technique that will exhibit subtle and unique variations.
Our Paint finishes start with a complete sanding process and joints are filled to create a smooth surface. A primer coat is sprayed on to prepare the surface for a coat of our opaque enamel topcoat.
Painted cabinet finishes have gained popularity in recent years for their crisp, classic, styling, and expansive color palette. Some homeowners select paint for their entire kitchen, while others choose it as an accent color for an island or cook center. Various shades of white and neutral colors are popular for full kitchens, white intense colors tend to be selected for accent pieces. Our full coverage enamel paints are smooth and durable, with rich saturated color.
Please note that wood naturally expands and contracts with seasonal changes in temperature and humidity. As wood moves microscopically at cabinets door joints, this movement will be more apparent with painted finishes than stained finishes and will look