KCMA stands for Kitchen Cabinet Manufactures Association. The KCMA puts kitchen cabinets through several tests to see how they with stand through household use.
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Wax can also be somewhat sticky, and finger prints can stand out. Dirt can easily adhere to it making it harder to clean. Also, wax is suggested to be reapplied about every year so it is not a low-maintenance option. Wax is used typically more for looks rather than as a durable protectant.
Tara and I are always working hard to learn new things in order to provide the best services to our customers and the best information for our followers. Sometimes this means teaching each other our own individual skills (Tara has avid woodworking know-how, and my professional experience and education revolve around interior design, art and […]
Patina is color & texture of the surface produced by age & wear. In wood furniture the varnish, shellac, or oil has a tendency to deepen yet retains the transparency.
Over the last eight years or so, I have been exposed to many different levels of design expertise. My learning experiences came from various places… from my professors in college, the high-end residential designers during my internship, and my colleagues and superiors at my commercial retail design job for my first five post-collegiate years. I […]