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Lesson #3 - Door Styles Prev Next
The door style is the way the door is cut. Doors come is hundreds of different styles. In general, the fancier the design, the more cuts are made, the more the door will cost. The door style you choose will have the most significant affect on the price of the cabinet you buy. The difference between the cheapest door style to the most expensive for the same manufacturer can be as high as 70% (i.e. a cabinet using the cheapest style that costs $100 will be $170 using the most expensive style). Some of your more common designs are:
Recessed w/ Cathedral
Raised w/ arch
Shaker w/ bead
Flat w/ bead