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KCMA: Kitchen Cabinet Trends of the Past Decade
Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association looks at some of the most popular kitchen cabinet trends from the past decade.
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KCMA: Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association
Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association is an industry trade association representing US & Canadian companies who manufacture kitchen cabinets and bath vanities, fabricate countertops or supply goods and services to the industry.
Information Sources

HGTV Remodels: Articles On Kitchen Cabinets
HGTV Remodels provides online articles with pictues on kitchen cabinet types, design, and installation.

kitchens.com: Resource Site On Cabinets & Design
kitchens.com cabinets section provides information on cabinet types, construction, materials, accessories, makeovers and buying guides.

Kreg: Online Videos On Making Built-In Cabinetry
Carpenter Kreg McMahon produced this nine-part soup-to-nuts video series demonstrating techniques for constructing built-ins in the shop and on site.
Issues & Performance

GBA: Cabinet Association Supports Formaldehyde Legislation
Green Builing Advisor article says Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association supports formaldehyde emissions standards.

KCMA: Environmental Stewardship Program Certification
Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association created the Environmental Stewardship Program to help cabinet manufacturers demonstrate their commitment to environmental sustainability and help consumers easily identify environmentally-friendly products. After meeting certification requirements in areas of air quality, product and process resource management, environmental stewardship, and community relations, cabinet manufacturers can display the ESP seal on their products.

KCMA: Study Says Formaldehyde Levels In Cabinets Not Harmful
Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association says National Academy of Science review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2010 draft IRIS risk assessment on formaldehyde states that the EPA failed to support its conclusions that formaldehyde causes respiratory cancers, leukemia, and other health problems, including asthma. The NAS report says that EPA overstated its conclusions that formaldehyde damages the nervous system and questioned the EPA link to reproductive effects.

Fine Homebuilding: Make Smart Choices When Customizing Kitchen Cabinets
Fine Homebuilding offers ideas on maximizing space and balancing aesthetic details when installing cabinets, shelves, end panels, and moldings.

For Residential Pros: New Ways To Calculate Cabinet Space
For Residential Pros magazine article from National Kitchen & Bath Association book Kitchen Planning presents a revised system for determining cabinet storage.

JLC Forums: Attaching Cabinets To An ICF Wall
Journal of Light Construction discussion forum offers tips on installing cabinets on an ICF wall.

JLC: Installing Framed Kitchen Cabinets
Journal of Light Construction article on installing framed kitchen cabinets says in the ideal world, kitchen walls are plumb, level, and square. But in the real world, cabinet installers have to work with what they find on site. (PDF) Free Registration Required

JLC: Installing Stock Cabinets
Journal Light Construction article by contractor Rob Corbo offers tips and tricks for working with stock cabinets and mass retailers.

JLC: Practical Cabinetmaking
Journal of Light Construction describes how to build crafted-in-place kitchen cabinets that fit the space like a glove.

JLC: Replace Or Reface Cabinets
Journal of Light Construction describes choices, materials, and methods of cabinet re-facing. (PDF) Free Registration Required

JLC: Setting Kitchen Cabinets
Journal of Light Construction helps cabinet installers deal with out-of-level and out-of-plumb surfaces when setting kitchen cabinets.

NARI: How to Pick Cabinets Like a Pro
NARI describes a few areas in which your cabinets must deliver that you might not even know to explore.

Risinger: Simple Recessed Medicine Cabinet Details
Matt Risinger Blog describes some simple recessed medicine cabinet details that are not super tricky but require a good team of craftsman to ensure this simple detail doesn't look sloppy when it's completed.
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