White Oak Custom Kitchen Cabinets
Hard and heavy, and featuring only grain, oak kitchen cabinets are hard workers in many kitchens.
Its durability and strength make a lasting impression, especially when matched with a table that complements the oak shade used in your kitchen cabinet.
Renovated or new, the color spectrum found in oak kitchen cabinets ranges from rich brown to cold neutral.
Oak cabinets that range from warm neutrals to rich chocolate are the perfect match for Baltic brown granite.
Combining large and small puddles of dark brown with gold or sand, there is a shadow inside the slab that matches the oak kitchen cabinet.
Granite Bordeaux has a less complicated pattern and relies more on veins for its design.
Oakwood is produced from the oak tree which is a plant of the genus Quercus. This plant can only grow in cold regions such as America, Asia, Europe, and North Africa. There are hundreds of oak species that grow and be used for various needs.
For those of us who live in Indonesia, oak wood is expensive and difficult to obtain. If there is a certain size. What is interesting about this wood that is widely used? The main reason is that oak is hardwood.
The popularity of oak wood is worldwide because of the level of violence produced. The growth of oak trees can reach hundreds of years which indicates the increasing quality of wood.
The nature of hard and strong oak wood is supported by a large wood pore. Its unique texture will facilitate the finishing process later. When it was still a tree, it was often used as a shade plant with very strong branches and branches.
The level of hardness of oak wood is class II and includes wood that is resistant to fungal or termite attack. The hallmark of oak wood is that it has large pores but is not considered softwood.
The wide pore size makes it easy to dry quickly when exposed to liquid or rain. The advantage of using trees that grow in cold weather is that it provides high resistance to cold weather and high humidity.
On the other hand, oak wood has a weakness against the sun’s heat. Hot weather will make the wood bend due to drastic shrinkage. So it is not good to use furniture from outdoor oak or often to be exposed to the sun’s heat.
The process of processing oak wood is quite difficult considering its ease of cracking. After the wood has dried, the cutting process must be with a sharp saw blade if it will not cause cracks.
If cracks occur during the processing, use glue to repair it. Also, avoid contacting nails because this is the main cause of gnashing. Make furniture connections using safer glue.
Also, pay attention to the treatment of both types of finishing and after finishing. Although resistant to termites and fungi and the risk of damage due to these sources is still common.
High humidity in Indonesia can bring mold and termites quickly. Preservation of wood with anti-termite and fungus treatment before finishing is needed. Also, make sure the paint used contains good additives.
Pay attention to treatments, from cleaning from dust to polishing wood regularly. Oak is an expensive type of wood, so you should do regular maintenance.
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