Classic or Casual: With its fine-grained beauty and subtle shadings, sugar maple (Acer saccharum) is both endearing and enduring. A traditional favorite since the Colonial era, maple is the essence of strength and durability. Equally at home in traditional or contemporary settings, HomeCrest maple cabinetry lends timeless elegance to any room.
Warmly Elegant: A favorite for centuries, black cherry (Prunus serotina) has long been chosen by artisans for fine furniture and museum-quality sculptures. With its rich undertones and mellowing patina, black cherry becomes more beautiful with each passing year and lends timeless beauty to any room.
Warm and Woodsy: Unpredictable. Uncompromising. Rugged as the Appalachian Mountains. Hickory (Carya) is an outstanding choice for those who appreciate vibrant tones and wild, natural variations.
Ruggedly Reassuring: An authentic, honest wood with deep character and dramatic grain, northern red oak (Quercus rubra) was popular during the Victorian period. Harder than most woods and virtually indestructible, oak earned a place in American history as the material of choice for the legendary frigate USS Constitution, which has sailed proudly ever since its keel was laid in 1797 by order of President George Washington.
Practically Perfect: Thermofoils , melamines and Laminate materials made of natural wood fibers permanently pressure-bonded to rugged vinyl overlays, are an attractive, low-maintenance alternative to hardwoods. Bright, cheerful and resistant to stains and scratches, thermofoils and melamines combine practical everyday durability with smart elegance.