example of a semi-custom kitchen cabinet
Photo: courtesy of Wood-Mode
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Buying Guide: Semi-custom

Good for: More discriminating tastes and deeper pockets. Get any style, configuration, or finish, as long as it's in the manufacturer's catalog.
Sizes: Widths for uppers and lowers usually change in 1-inch increments. Heights vary in 6-inch increments on uppers; lowers are fixed.
Materials, hardware: Carcasses are typically ½-inch MDF but can often be upgraded to plywood. Doors can be solid wood or MDF with thermofoil or wood veneer. Full-extension drawer glides are side-mounted.
Buy them from: Home centers or kitchen showrooms. Allow five to six weeks for delivery.
Cost: Starts at about $90 per linear foot.
Shown: Andover door in white-stained maple (Brookhaven I collection); available from Wood-Mode
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