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Custom Cabinet Joinery

Whats the best use of joinery in the home? Is a cabinet maker just a builder? Let's find out more!

Kitchen & Cabinet Joinery

Joinery can often be confused with the work of a carpenter, and while they both work with wood there are distinct differences.

WHAT IS JOINERY?

Joinery is the functional elements found throughout a building that are fixed to the structure. These can include timber cupboards, cabinets and benchtops. Joinery is a process by which two or more sections of timber are connected. It serves a dual function in that its both a decorative feature throughout the home.

WHAT DOES A CABINET MAKER / JOINER DO?

While a carpenter will install timber beams or framework, a joiner or cabinet maker will typically get to work on the cabinets and other custom made furniture in an off site location.

While the two can sometimes overlap, they are different techniques from the same craft.

WHAT ARE SOME COMMON JOINERY PRODUCTS THAT CAN BE CREATED?

There are many different joints used in the industry – such as butt joints, tongue and groove joints, daddo joints, dove tail joints and many more.

The type of joint selected often depends upon the type of furniture or fitting that is being created and its where it's going to be used.  

Each of these different joints can all are typically fortified using adhesives, nails or screws depending on the application.

WHY WE LOVE TIMBER?

Unlike other building materials, timber never goes out of style is long lasting, has a range of colours and character to give your home a unique and personalised look. By working with a joiner and cabinet maker, you can custom design a piece of furniture to accommodate a your space within your home.