Archives for December 2016

Distressed look cabinet fronts and doors

WalzCraft says its TexGrain distressing adds a rustic, weathered look and rich texture to custom doors, drawer fronts and cabinet components. This look is achieved by running a wire brush over the products surface to remove some of the soft fibres and create a rich texture. The look is available on a variety of wood […]

Modular hardware system for paneling

Fit Art, a modular system for paneling from Richelieu, is said to be a blend of hardware that provides smart and aesthetic storage solutions and decor. The modular system increases wall functionality for aesthetically appealing residential and commercial spaces, according to Richelieu. Vertical standards and horizontal profiles can be combined with shelf supports, hang rails […]

Pullout hamper for closets

Hardware Resources has added a new pullout hamper to its closet organizer collection. The hamper pullout features 100 lb Dura-Close soft-close ball bearing slides, as well as two finish and size options. These include: dark bronze in 14 x 17 in. and 18 x 23 in. (depth x width) sizes; and, polished chrome in 14 […]

Bracket system for rollout shelves

Century Components has designed a product for making roll-out shelves adjustable without tools. The patented X-Series Brackets are screwed to the slides and with what is said to be a simple slide and swing motion disengaged from the pilasters and moved up or down, the company says, empowering homeowners to organize tall and short items. […]

E-letter: Listen to the quiet

Down here in the Credit River valley, we often feel as if we’re remote from the urban buzz, even though we’re only an hour from Toronto. We got our first significant snow Sunday night, and I recorded a brand-new yard bird Monday morning – a bald eagle. It has been an active week for raptors […]

Custom cabinet manufacturing software

Agile Shop technology from KCD Software is said to provide a fast and easy design process with thousands of parametric custom options, 2D and 3D graphics, and optimized mobile touchscreen features such as integrated image capture with handwritten notes to streamline jobs. Built-in lean manufacturing options include direct to CNC manufacturing, Cabinotch or Cut List, […]

Primer offers high performance waterborne characteristics

Sherwin-Williams, through its Product Finishes Division, has announced Sher-Wood 5421W Universal Primer, a waterborne acrylic that is said to meet the growing need of woodworkers for a single component alternative to catalyzed solvent-based wood primers. It can be used as a drop-in replacement of many solvent or waterborne primers in finishing systems where higher VOC […]

Matte material for cabinet doors

A matte material for vertical and horizontal applications, Fenix NTM from Northern Contours features nanotechnology with enhanced physical properties that include thermal healing of micro scratches. The material is suitable for a number of interior design environments including kitchen and bath, home organization, retail, healthcare and hospitality. Benefits also include anti-fingerprint and anti-bacterial properties, soft […]

The natives are restless

We have kind of a mish-mash today, so you can skip this if you want to. However, be warned, we will end up talking about girls with no panties, so turn the page at your own risk. First, we rarely “point” to pages in our issue, but this time there is a news item, “Native […]

Matte and glossy lacquered boards

PerfectSense lacquered boards introduced by Egger are available in high-gloss or velvety matte finishes, the company says. The thermally fused MDF core boards are manufactured using a lacquering process that is matched with precision to the surface, it adds. The special coating procedure with CCI technology was developed by Egger in cooperation with Hymmen. The […]