Kitchen Cabinet Metarial

Following is the list of kitchen cabinet material normally use for kitchen cabinet in Malaysia,

1. Solid wood 

Solid Wood Kitchen Cabinet Door
  Solid Wood Kitchen Cabinet Door  
Solid Wood Kitchen Cabinet Door


Solid wood just as the term implies, it is solid homogeneous wood, all the way through. The only variation might be boards or panels that are several pieces of solid wood joined together. Solid wood normally use as kitchen cabinet material for Traditional and Country kitchen styles.


2. Particle board / Hardboard / Chipboard 

Particle Board
Waterproof Chipboard


Chipboard or Hardboard or Particle board is an engineered wood product that is made from wood chips and particles that are combined with an adhesive and fused together into boards and panels. Particle board (hardboard / chipboard) makes up a large percentage of the materials used in today's cabinetry, from the panels that make up the boxes to shelving. Chipboard (or called as Hardboard or Particle borad) is the most popular kitchen cabinet material in Malaysia.

3. Plywood 


Plywood is another engineered wood product but one that's probably most familiar to people. Plywood is made up of thin wood "plies" or layers of wood that are glued together in a sandwich form. Usually the plies are oriented with their grain direction at varying angles with respect to each other to give the board or panel more rigidity and stability. Plywood is used for shelving, doors and cabinet boxes.

4. Medium density fiberboard (MDF) 

Medium Density Fiberboard or MDF

MDF is another engineered wood product that is made up of wood fibers. The fibers are combined with an adhesive under pressure and formed into boards and panels. MDF has a finer texture than particle board and is denser and heavier than particle board. MDF used in kitchen cabinet doors, shelves and cabinet boxes.

All above four types of kitchen cabinet material are use in Malaysia, chipboard is the most popular use of the kitchen cabinet material.