We’re not interested in mass producing run-of-the-mill custom cabinetry.
Brilliant Furnishings builds, finishes, and installs all cabinetry according to the Woodwork Institute’s standards
for “premium grade”, described briefly as, “a superior quality of workmanship and materials”.
We use only furniture grade hardwood lumber and plywoods; no particle board!
In our commitment to wise stewardship, all of our plywoods are
Formaldehyde free, even when FSC certification is not called for in the
All cabinet body partitions are assembled with glued dadoes and pocket screws.
Face frames are also assembled with pocket screws and dovetails and are
then back-screwed, splined, glued, and clamped
to cabinet bodies; no nails!
All drawers and roll–outs are made with 9-ply Baltic Birch or
5/8" solid lumber and are assembled with dovetails.
According to premium grade standards, cabinet interiors are considered semi-exposed and are
therefore finished just as the exteriors: evenly stained and finished with three coats of durable clear, or
painted, both with UV protected pre-catalyzed lacquer, conversion varnish,
or one of our wide variety of very low VOC waterborne products.