Quality in Every Cabinet

At CliqStudios you save money without sacrificing quality; our cabinets are built to provide a lifetime of function and beauty. Every custom kitchen leaving our Connersville, Indiana, factory meets that high standard. It can be difficult to compare cabinet construction features across manufacturers. The Cabinet Buyers Guide will help. If you would like a comparison of CliqStudios construction with another specific brand, please call our Design Studio at 888-350-1242.

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Our cabinets are designed and built for today's lifestyles and budgets. CliqStudios.com offers many quality features as standard construction, saving you money without sacrificing quality. A few of these features include:

  • All-plywood box construction
  • Solid hardwood dovetail-joint drawer box
  • Blum® Soft-close concealed hinges standard
  • Blum Soft-close full access drawer glides standard

How We Build a Cabinet

Hover over a letter on the cabinet below/right to see the construction detail displayed in the inset on the left. For more detail, see construction specifications and KCMA and CARB2 Certification.

Kitchen cabinet back panel construction

 Back Panel

- 3/8" full cabinet-height plywood

Full cabinet-height plywood back panels make our cabinets stronger, lighter and easier to install.

Kitchen cabinet I-beam construction

 Base Cabinet Braces

- 1/2" plywood full depth i-beam

Fully captured 1/2" plywood I-beams provide exceptional stability during shipping and installation.

Kitchen cabinet sides construction

 Cabinet Sides

- 1/2" plywood sides

1/2" Plywood side panels are lighter, stronger, and hold up to a lifetime of wear.

Dovetail drawer box construction

 Drawer Box

- Hardwood 5/8" dovetail sides & 1/4" captured plywood bottom

The full-depth, full-extension, hardwood, dovetailed drawer box provides the look and feel of fine furniture and maximizes storage capacity.

Steel drawer runner kitchen cabinet

 Drawer Runner

- Blum® Soft-close, full-access, under-mount (concealed), steel drawer glides provide full access to drawer contents and support up to 90 pounds per drawer.

Top drawer has Blum, Tandem plus Blumotion, concealed, soft-close, full access drawer glides

Steel hinges kitchen cabinet


- Blum® Soft-close concealed hinges are 6-way adjustable nickel-plated hardened steel, opening to 107°

Blum Compact Blumotion, with built-in soft-close door function

Kitchen cabinet shelves


- 3/4" thick full-depth plywood standard

3/4" thick full-depth plywood shelves hold 15 pounds per square foot and prevent warping.

Full overlay kitchen cabinet door

 Door Styles

- All styles full-overlay or inset.

Many manufacturers use a partial overlay door which uses less hardwood and does not cover as much of the cabinet face frame as full overlay doors.

Kitchen cabinet box construction

 Cabinet Tops/Bottoms

- 1/2" Plywood bottom (and top for wall cabinets)

1/2" Plywood tops/bottoms provide increased strength and durability.

Cabinet door bumpers

 Door Bumpers

- Quietex™ soft urethane drawer & door

Clear, soft urethane bumpers do not compress overtime and provide sound damping.

Toe kick kitchen cabinet

 Integral Toekick

- 1/2" Plywood captured between cabinet sides

Toekick is captured between the plywood sides to provide added strength and rigidity.

Kitchen cabinet face frame

 Face Frame

- 3/4" Solid hardwood glue & double-doweled

A glue and double-doweled face frame provides added strength and rigidity to ensure cabinet is square.

Kitchen cabinets construction diagram

Your Dream Kitchen

Have your dream kitchen designed, customized, and built specifically for your space. Premium features like Soft-close, dove-tailed drawers are standard in all CliqStudios cabinets. Out selection of specialty and organizer cabinets will make your kitchen function better than it ever has before.

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Built to Last

CliqStudios cabinets are built to last. We use only Plywood for the entire cabinet box, never particleboard, for better strength and resistance to moisture. Cabinet face frames and door frames are all built from solid hardwoods for lasting beauty. Every cabinet is assembled in our factory and comes with a lifetime warranty.

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Cut Out the Middle-Man

We've cut out the middleman so you can get the best price anywhere on real semi-custom cabinets. Our cabinets are available in the most popular styles and we won't charge extra for common paint colors. Get a better kitchen design and quality cabinets at a fair price by buying factory direct.

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