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Old 16-11-2011, 09:23 PM   #1
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Kitchen Cabinet - aluminium or wood?

I wish to do a new kitchen cabinet about 20 ft long. The top is going to be granite.

For the cabinet, I am thinking of using aluminum as compared to wood.

Anyone tried that?

Inside will be aluminum + fibreglass (plastic) while outside will be formica.

Is aluminium better than wood?
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Old 17-11-2011, 12:26 AM   #2
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Sounds hot...20 feet of that too.. Y don't u ask yr designer or contractor. Wood looks easier to maintain too.
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Old 17-11-2011, 05:01 PM   #3
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Wood is better than aluminum. Basically most kitchen modular specialist will always prefer wood to build cabinet.

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Old 18-11-2011, 09:52 AM   #4
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Aluminium is expensive and weak in strength.
Hence they need lots of reinforcement which increase the amount of aluminium used meaning more cost.

Wood carpentry when take care, will last you 20years or more.
We should be looking at more then double or more of the pricing of wooden carpentry.
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Old 25-11-2011, 12:00 AM   #5
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In doubt I would always recommend wood. The advantages of wood has been already mentioned, but to sum it up:
-It lasts for many years
-It's easy to be cleaned
-it's biological!
-it looks better!

but the negative point: It might be more expensive
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Old 21-01-2012, 11:12 AM   #6
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I wish to do a new Kitchen Cabinet about 20 ft long. The top is going to be granite.

For the cabinet, I am thinking of using aluminum as compared to wood.

Anyone tried that?

Inside will be aluminum + fibreglass (plastic) while outside will be formica.

Is aluminium better than wood?
I need to do kitchen cabinet too. have used aluminium ones. not bad just that its will get a little hot during hot weather. i am trying to get wood cabinet done up.Any comments on the wood cabinet?
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Old 21-01-2012, 07:46 PM   #7
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Aluminium is expensive and weak in strength.
Hence they need lots of reinforcement which increase the amount of aluminium used meaning more cost.

Wood carpentry when take care, will last you 20years or more.
We should be looking at more then double or more of the pricing of wooden carpentry.
Totally agree with you.
I just done my custom made Kitchen Cabinet
in wood form too.

Simply love the design.
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Old 31-01-2012, 05:20 PM   #8
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Totally agree with you.
I just done my custom made Kitchen Cabinet
in wood form too.

Simply love the design.
Moderator please ban Chanel26. He is doing subtle advertising for a company. Just look at his past posts.
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Old 29-10-2012, 07:46 PM   #9
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Did not know that kitchen cabinet also have made of aluminium.
I thought kitchen cabinet only have made of wood materials.

It's good to Customize Made A Kitchen Cabinet
Any ideas where can customized aluminium kitchen cabinet?
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Old 30-10-2012, 04:23 PM   #10
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Aluminium is expensive and weak in strength.
Hence they need lots of reinforcement which increase the amount of aluminium used meaning more cost.

Wood carpentry when take care, will last you 20years or more.
We should be looking at more then double or more of the pricing of wooden carpentry.
I agree. Wood carpentry for kitchen or even bedroom doors and cupboards are the way to go in the house.

I go with it for my house and have no regrets.
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Old 03-10-2014, 01:13 PM   #13
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Aluminium cabinet is so cool, it will stylish and different. Most industrial kitchens use aluminium cabinet. It is for hygienic reason. When I did my kitchen 2 years ago, I wanted aluminium table top, however my contractor was not supportive. I tried sourcing the aluminium table top, but decided that it was too much energy to pursue, so settled with granite at the end.
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Old 31-05-2015, 10:58 PM   #14
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for those 1997 type of kitchen cupboard (think heritage view, dover Parkview- Far east organisation) wooden cupboard.

should just hack and put new ones or repaint the wooden cupboards with granite top?
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