Glossary Of Cabinetry Industry Terms

This page contains a list of common cabinet terms for the kitchen and bath industry.  This glossary is designed to help you better understand the information you get from cabinet manufacturers and cabinet dealers.

B

Barrel Hinge
Beaded Inset
Butt Doors

C

Custom Cabinetry

D

Dovetail Drawer Box
Drawer Box

F

Face Frame Construction
Flush Inset
Frameless Construction
Full Access Construction
Full Overlay

G

H

Hinge

I

I-Beam Construction
Import Cabinetry
Inset
Inverted Frame

L

Lifetime Warranty
Limited Warranty

M

Mitered Door
Mortise & Tenon Door

O

Overlay

P

Partial Overlay
Partical Board
Plywood
Plywood Ends

R

Ready To Assemble
Reduced Height
Reduced Width
RTA Cabinetry

S

Semi-Custom Cabinetry
Soft Close
Soft Close Hinge
Soft Close Runner
Standard Overlay
Stock Cabinetry