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Matching Wood Cabinet Help!!!

Postby Erinn717 on Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:31 pm

Hi,

We have the original cabinets in the kitchen of our 1930 home. In order to fit a dishwasher in we had to add a few boards on top of the counter cabinets under the countertops due to the counter cabinets being too low. I need to find some wood trim to put under the countertop to hide the layered boards but am having a heck of a time! I am not sure what type of wood it is, have purchased many types and nothing seems right, I have tried a bunch of stains, but haven't gotten a match. Does anyone have any idea of what type of wood the outer part of the cabinets and the drawers could be and/or any ideas on how to determine the wood type and find a stain that matches? I have gone to a few lumber yards but they haven't been that helpful and the last one wanted to take the drawer I brought in and send it out to get a match and then charge $115 just for matching it and that didn't include any supplies...I don't want them to send out the original drawer b/c if I don't get it back or something happens to it then I have created another item I have to try to match!!! Someone one another forum just suggested Gumwood? I had never heard of it, could that be it? Or is there a different type of wood that is more readily available and could be easily stained to match and look good...Thanks!
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Re: Matching Wood Cabinet Help!!!

Postby Bradleytragland on Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:59 am

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Re: Matching Wood Cabinet Help!!!

Postby sonamwsingh on Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:32 am

Matching wood cabinets look good and perfect. Because different wood can make its appearance less attractive.
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