Frequently Asked Questions

What types of joinery are used?

 Joinery construction methods, including mortise and tenon, and dovetail joinery. Mortise and tenon joinery is the best way to construct Kitchen Cabinet face frames,  doors, bed headboards and footboards, desks and many other items. These methods makes the furniture extremely sturdy and allows the wood to adjust to fluctuating temperature.

How are your drawers constructed?

Drawers are made using dovetail joinery on all four corners. Furniture pieces also feature solid wood 3/8 inch thick drawer bottoms The bottoms of kitchen drawers are 1/2 inch veneered plywood. Typically fine furniture has old-fashioned wood slides. Kitchen cabinets feature your choice of extra sturdy sidemount  extension slides full extension undermount slides.

How long does it take from the time I order to delivery?

It usually takes about 6-12 weeks from the time of order to the time of delivery. Depending upon how many pieces are in the queue, it can take longer. A more accurate estimate can be given at the time you order.

What types of wood are available?

Most of the Cabinetry we make is from Cherry or Red Oak. We also offer Ash, Walnut, White Oak, Regular and Hard Maple, Pine, Poplar, Hickory, Butternut and Quarter Sawn Oak (white or red). Prices vary depending upon the current market value of the wood.

What kinds of finish do you use on the furniture?

We prefer Wiping Stain, with , one coat of sanding sealer, and two to three coats of Catalyzed Lacquer.  

Experience our Design

Newsformatics Woodworking  is a full service firm offering design, sales and installation of all types of built-in cabinetry and countertops. In addition to the kitchen and bath, we can provide custom cabinetry for china cabinets and hutches, entertainment centers, office and study areas, laundry, pantry and hobby rooms, even bedrooms and closets. We are limited only by our imaginations (and, unfortunately, sometimes our budgets).

Our selections range from economical, quality products to the most elegant in custom designed work. Regardless of your budget, each job is treated with the same care and professionalism, from design to installation.

Regardless of your budget or taste, each cabinet installation is custom designed to meet your specific requirements.