Cabinet Wood Types & Finishes

Wood Cabinets Sioux Falls

Hilltop Custom Cabinets, Doors & Trim near Sioux Falls offers a wide variety of woods in all different grades. From solid woods to custom veneers and laminate products. All of our wood types and finishes make the best Sioux Falls area cabinets!

Alder Cabinets Sioux Falls

Alder

Alder is a moderately light hardwood, with a smooth surface with straight grain that is inconspicuous making this a popular choice for fine cabinetry and furniture. Alder is receptive to a variety of stains and finishes. With the stains we use at Hilltop we can make Alder imitate other species.

Birch Cabinets Sioux Falls

Birch

Birch has a fine, even texture, straight grain creamy white to very pale tan. At Hilltop we commonly use birch for the inside cabinets. Birch finishes well and has a good luster and is easy to stain.

Cherry Cabinets Sioux Falls

Cherry

Cherry has a fine, even texture and straight grain. Cherry is a very popular wood at Hilltop for cabinets because of its combination of fine texture, wavy but even grain and reddish mid-tone color. Cherry tends to have some dirty patches or flecks, also known as small closed knots, pin pockets and mineral streaks. The wood darkens very quickly after finishing to help hide those imperfections. The finish comes up to a superb luster, and takes stain well.

Hickory Cabinets Sioux Falls

Hickory

Hickory is strong, straight or wavy grain. Coloring is sometime inconsistent with occasional thin, dark brown lines. Finished Hickory has a hard surface and a good luster can be achieved. At Hilltop we use stains to emphasize the open grain patterns. 

Knotty Cabinets Sioux Falls

Knotty Alder

Knotty alder is a medium density hardwood that features a color range of light brown with reddish or peach hues. Knotty Alder has small and large split knots and open knots that vary in size, shape and color. The finish can range from visibility from dark spots absorbing excessive stain to very light spots absorbing minimal stain. 

Maple Cabinets Sioux Falls

Maple

Maple is hard, strong, heavy, even, fine texture. The fine, even texture of maple and its high luster make this North American hardwood a popular species furniture and cabinets in the United States. It also includes curly grain patterns and mineral streaks. Resistant to shock and abrasive wear, Maple is a popular choice in cabinet making. It can be finished to a superb luster.

Red Oak Cabinets Sioux Falls

Red Oak

Red oak is an American classic when it comes to cabinets, furniture, millwork and more. Red oak heartwood is a light to medium brown, often with a reddish cast. It is a very hard and tough variety with a straight grain that has a corse and uneven texture. When properly dried and treated, this wood accepts a variety finishes in a uniform manner.

Rustic Cherry Cabinets Sioux Falls

Rustic Cherry

Rustic Cherry shows a large amount of variations in the material. It will have allowances for larger-sized open knots, knots that contain star cracks, heavier amounts of color variation, sapwood on the face and pitch pockets. This is a very popular style at Hilltop if your are going for that rustic look.

Walnut Cabinets Sioux Falls

Walnut

Walnut is straight-grained with streaky dark brown heartwood that can have a purple hue. It finishes beautifully in interesting colors and textures. This versatile hardwood is dark in color and light in weight. Walnut is a very popular lumber worldwide for furniture and cabinet making. It is finished to beautiful shine and takes most polishes well. 

Cabinet Finishes

Sioux Falls Cabinet Finishes

Hilltop Custom Cabinets, Doors & Trim of Sioux Falls uses a conversion varnish that will not yellow and is more durable than lacquer and water-based finishes.

Cabinets Sioux Falls

Clear Coat Finish

​Hilltop Custom Cabinets, Doors & Trim of Sioux Falls uses a conversion varnish that will not yellow and is more durable than lacquer and water-based finishes.

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Stained

Walnut is straight-grained with streaky dark brown heartwood that can have a purple hue. It finishes beautifully in interesting colors and textures. This versatile hardwood is dark in color and light in weight. Walnut is a very popular lumber worldwide for furniture and cabinet making. It is finished to beautiful shine and takes most polishes well. 

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Painted

Our conversion varnish enamel based paint allows you to get the lasting finish you would expect in any color you want.

Custom Cabinets Sioux Falls

Glazed Finish

This finish is applied to painted or stained cabinetry to add depth and distinction to your cabinetry. You can wipe it clean or leave it muddy to give it a little more aging appearance. 

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Sand Through Finish

If you looking for an aged or worn look. Let Hilltop add a heavy, medium or light sand through finish.

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Distressed Finish

If you are looking for a more rustic look with lots of character. We can distress you cabinets in a heavy, medium, or light finish.