- Cheaper option than solid wood
- More stable than solid wood, less prone to movement
- Can show up damage easily
- Limited finish options
Timber is mostly associated with traditional looking kitchens as they usually have some sort of pattern in them. It has always been a popular choice for kitchen doors. If you choose wood, you will have a choice of solid wood or wood veneer.
Solid timber is still used in New Zealand, but more often than not when a customer has access to their own timber (from a rural property or on a recycled basis) Whilst there is nothing like the beauty of solid natural wood, being a natural material, solid wood can be prone to bowing and warping due to weather, humidity and temperature Timber colours can also change over time ... more >>
A timber veneer is a very thin sheet (called a leaf) of natural timber veneer that is applied to both sides of a substrate Engineered or reconstituted timber veneers (such as the Laminex DTV – Designed Timber Veneer) provide a modern look to timber and sit well either on their own or alongside other plain coloured cabinetry Because timber veneer doors of all types sit on ... more >>