Cabinet Options

You will see these options listed with the details of all the cabinets as you browse. It is critical that you understand each option and how it affects your cabinet before placing your order.

  • Shaped Bottom Rail

    Shaped Bottom Rail

    OPTION CODE: SBR

    AVAILABILITY: Most Base, Tall & Vanity cabinets. Not available on cabinets less than 15″ wide. Not available on cabinets ordered with loose toe option

    TO ORDER: Indicate SBR on order form. Specify: valance shape – Elegant, Roman, Traditional or Classic. Profiles are found in the Accessories section under Decorative elements/Valances

    DESCRIPTION: Bottom rail is 5.5″ high and the design is cut in the flush toe. Cabinet sides are not notched for toe kick. Design is centered on the bottom rail. Flat area is determined by the width of the valance per the guide associated with the valances. Note that the flat area is not consistent and will vary based on cabinet width. If specific flat widths are required, please specify.

  • Prep Side for False Door Panel

    Prep Side for False Door Panel

    OPTION CODE: PFD

    AVAILABILITY: Wall, tall, and base cabinets except

    TO ORDER: Indicate PFD. Specify: “L” (Left), “R” (Right) or “B”

    DESCRIPTION: Prepares the sides of wall, base, tall or vanity cabinets to accept 3/4” thick doors as decorative, integral cabinet sides. Doors not included, must be ordered separately. Cabinet carcass width is reduced to provide a 13/16” extension of the front frame on left, right or both sides. Overall cabinet front width remains unchanged. Left and right stiles are 1-1/2” wide. Available on Advantage or Essence Lines. Available on most wall, base and tall cabinets. Pull-Out Trays (POT’s) and Concealed Inset Hinges are not available with Prepare for False Door Side Option. Order side panel door width 3/4” less than cabinet depth. Height of door equals cabinet height.

  • Recessed Toe Space Side

    Recessed Toe Space Side

    OPTION CODE: TSS

    AVAILABILITY: Base cabinets only. Not available on tall cabinets, angled base cabinets, Wine storage unit, Desk cabinets with 2.5″ flush toe as standard, or Filler strips

    TO ORDER: Indicate TSS in special instructions for cabinet

    DESCRIPTION: Recessed the side 3″ on the left and/or right side of a base cabinet to allow the standard toe recess to continue to the side of the cabinet.

  • Dust Top

    Dust Top

    OPTION CODE: DT

    AVAILABILITY: Base and Vanity Cabinets

    TO ORDER: Indicate DT in special instructions

    DESCRIPTION: Full top in place of front/back top strips. Advantage or Essence Lines.

  • Flush End – Unfinished

    Flush End – Unfinished

    OPTION CODE: FL (L/R/B) – UNFIN

    AVAILABILITY: Almost all cabinets in the program are eligible for this option (ADVANTAGE plywood line only). Some cabinets made with panelized construction and no face frame (WOS, LFS for example) are not eligible

    TO ORDER: Indicate FL + L, R or B for Left, Right or Both (as you face cabinet) + UNFIN

    DESCRIPTION: Available on Advantage cabinets only. Matching specie veneer is automatic, no finish applied. 11/16″ thick cabinet side results in little/no overhang of face frame past cabinet side. Provides a furniture style end for cabinets that look truly custom. Makes installation of crown and light rail moldings easier because the molding can wrap around the cabinet side without having to ship the cabinet side out to match the face frame.

  • Custom Bottom Reveal

    Custom Bottom Reveal

    OPTION CODE: CBR

    AVAILABILITY: Wall and tall cabinets only

    TO ORDER: Indicate CBR in special instructions for cabinet

    DESCRIPTION: Reduces door height to allow attachment of bottom mount moldings such as light rail to cabinet face frame. Left, right and top reveals remain unchanged. Available in 1-1/4″ and 1-3/8″ full overlays. Available in 1-1/4″ and 1-3/8″ full overlays. For 1-1/4″ and 1-3/8″ overlay, no bottom reveal is standard. This option allows reveals of up to 1-1/4″. Reveals are specified in 1/8″ increments

  • Custom Top Reveal

    Custom Top Reveal

    OPTION CODE: CTR

    AVAILABILITY: Wall and tall cabinets only

    TO ORDER: Indicate CTR in special instructions for cabinet

    DESCRIPTION: Reduces door height to allow attachment of moldings to cabinet face frame. Left , right and bottom reveals remain unchanged. Available in 1-1/4″ and 1-3/8″ full overlays. For 1-1/4″ overlay, 1/2″ reveal is standard. This option allows reveals of 9/16″ through 1-1/4″. For 1-3/8″ overlay, 1/4″ reveal is standard. This option allows reveals of 5/16″ through 1-1/4″. Reveals are specified in 1/8″ increments

  • Exposed End (Finished End)

    Exposed End (Finished End)

    OPTION CODE: EXP (L/R/B)

    AVAILABILITY: Almost all cabinets can get this option. Cabinets that have no face frame and are of panelized construction cannot get this option as they are matching specie/finish inside and out automatically. WOS and LFS are examples. Only option for a finished end on Essence Particleboard line.

    TO ORDER: Indicate EXP + L, R or B (left right or both as facing the cabinet) in special instructions for cabinet

    DESCRIPTION: ONLY available on Advantage. Essence cabinets require application of 1/8″ or 1/4″ pre-cut skins. See accessories section for these options or talk to a Cabinet Joint Professional. Matching specie veneer & Matching finish (if finished cabinets were requested) are automatic. ONLY order on cabinet sides that will be visible AFTER installation.

  • Flush Ends (Finished End)

    Flush Ends (Finished End)

    OPTION CODE: FL (L/R/B)

    AVAILABILITY: Almost all cabinets in the program are eligible for this option (ADVANTAGE plywood line only). Some cabinets made with panelized construction and no face frame (WOS, LFS for example) are not eligible

    TO ORDER: Indicate FL + L, R or B for Left, Right or Both (as you face cabinet)

    DESCRIPTION: Available on Advantage cabinets only. Matching specie veneer is automatic, finish applied automatically. ONLY ORDER ON CABINETS THAT WILL HAVE SIDE VISIBLE AFTER INSTALLATION! 11/16″ thick cabinet side results in little/no overhang of face frame past cabinet side. Provides a furniture style end for cabinets that look truly custom. Makes installation of crown and light rail moldings easier because the molding can wrap around the cabinet side without having to ship the cabinet side out to match the face frame.

  • Extended Stile

    Extended Stile

    OPTION CODE: EXT(L, R, B)

    AVAILABILITY: Most cabinets with face frames except diagonal corner cabinets.

    TO ORDER: Indicate EXT + L, R or B (left right or both as facing cabinet) in special instructions for cabinet

    DESCRIPTION: Extended stiles are like built in filler strips, but much cleaner looking since there is no seam. Available in 3″ only, trimmable by customer in field.

  • Matching Interior

    Matching Interior

    OPTION CODE: MI

    AVAILABILITY: Almost all cabinets (some, like WOS and LFS come with MI automatically)

    TO ORDER: Indicate MI in special instructions for cabinet. Also note how you want doors handled: IE: Mullions, frame only, no doors (open shelf cabinet)

    DESCRIPTION: Advantage all plywood cabinet only. Cabinet will have matching specie veneer on inside and be finished to match the cabinets. In cases where cabinets are ordered unfinished, this option results in the cabinet interiors having no finish at all. Not available in custom wood species (Maple, Cherry, Oak and paint grade only). Shelves will be plywood with edge band, not solid wood. NOTE: This option is NOT automatic with glass doors, must still be specified in ADDITION to the glass door request.

  • Flush Toe

    Flush Toe

    OPTION CODE: FT

    AVAILABILITY: Almost all Base, Tall, Vanity and Media cabinets can get this option. Not available on cabinets requested with loose toe platform. Flush Toe option is mandatory and automatic on Home Office base and Tall cabinets.

    TO ORDER: Indicate FT in special instructions for cabinet

    DESCRIPTION: Bottom rail is 5-1/2″ high. Cabinet side is manufactured without the toe notch. 96″ tall cabinets will NOT use the removable platform when FT is ordered, so be sure your ceiling can accommodate standing this tall cabinet up!

  • Leg Extension

    Leg Extension

    OPTION CODE:  LE

    AVAILABILITY:  Available on most Base, Tall, Vanity and Media cabinets can get this option. Not available on cabinets requested with loose toe platform, Flush toe or extended stile options. Toe space side option is available in conjunction with this option, but cannot be on the same side.

    TO ORDER: Indicate LE in special instructions for cabinet.

    DESCRIPTION: Left and/or right face frame styles extend to the floor for a furniture look. For beaded inset, opening will be beaded a standard. Specify if no beading is desired. Toe board backer is available (and suggested) so that toe kick can be applied, prohibiting dust and debris from going all the way under cabinet.

Hinges and Hardware

While Blum's standard concealed cup hinges are standard for overlay cabinets, we offer a variety of cost saving options. We also offer Inset hinges and specialty hardware. Your hinge selection is taken care of automatically when you place your quote, so unless you are looking for the less expensive Ferrari overlay hinges, the information contained here is only for your information.

  • Blum Tandem Drawer Mounting Bracket for Inset Cabinets

    Blum Tandem Drawer Mounting Bracket for Inset Cabinets

    • Fully adjustable mounting bracket for inset applications with framed cabinetry.
    • $8.50 per pair (drawer) list. Automatically added to all inset orders unless requested by customer.
    • Eliminates the need for supplemental blocking behind face frames to secure Tandem slides.
    • Sold in pairs, bracket sets include installation screws and instructions.
    • Brackets accommodate up to 5/8” depth adjustment using standard Tandem rear mounting brackets.
    • To order specify part #2100200
  • Ferrari 1/2″ Overlay Hinge

    Ferrari 1/2″ Overlay Hinge

    • Saves $2 per pair versus Blum hinge
    • 6 way adjustable
  • Ferrari 1-1/4 and 1-3/8″ Full Overlay Hinges

    Ferrari 1-1/4 and 1-3/8″ Full Overlay Hinges

    • Saves $2 per pair versus Blum hinge
    • 6 way adjustable
  • Karma Soft Close Piston

    Karma Soft Close Piston

    • Soft close piston designed for framed cabinetry
    • One Karma per door, but larger doors (pantry, etc) may require 2
    • Adjustable close rate control
  • Blum 1/2″ Overlay Soft Close Hinge

    Blum 1/2″ Overlay Soft Close Hinge

    • Integrated soft close
    • 6 way adjustable
  • Blum 1-1/4″ and 1-3/8″ Full Overlay Soft Close Hinge

    Blum 1-1/4″ and 1-3/8″ Full Overlay Soft Close Hinge

    • Integrated Soft Close feature
    • 6 way adjustable
  • Blum Inset Hinge

    Blum Inset Hinge

    • Blum’s premium concealed inset hinge with integrated soft close
    • 6 way adjustable
    • Recommended that hinge bracket be installed in face frames BEFORE assembly (not required, but makes things easier)
    • Lifetime warranty
  • Blum 170 Degree Susan Hinge

    Blum 170 Degree Susan Hinge

    • Included automatically with BLS and WPC pie cut susan doors for overlay applications. Standard inset hinge is used in inset applications.
    • Results in 1/2″ left/right overlay regardless of overlay ordered
    • Will not work with inset door application
    • Soft close feature not available

Drawer Glides

We offer Blum's Legendary Tandem full extension soft close glide as standard, but you can specify the builder grade SOLO to save about $35 per drawer. Be aware that the standard glide for Office cabinets and pull out trays is a full extension side mount ball bearing glide not shown here.

  • Blum Standard 230 Side Mount Drawer Glide

    Blum Standard 230 Side Mount Drawer Glide

    3/4 extension
    Epoxy coated steel runner with polymer captured roller
    Considered a ‘builder grade’ but very dependable drawer glide
    Not available with Inset cabinets
    Not available with home office cabinets

  • Blum Tandem Drawer Glide

    Blum Tandem Drawer Glide

    Option Specifics

    • Blum’s premium, completely redesigned undermount glide with soft close feature.
    • Now 100 lb rated!
    • Totally adjustable, including depth and height, fingertip control
    • This is our premium glide and adds roughly $35 per cabinet versus the standard 230 glide
    • Not available with office cabinets as a standard option. If this is critical for your home office, inform a Cabinet Joint professional and we can do a workaround for you to get you the soft close glide.
    • Available for 18″, 21″ and 24″ deep cabinets.
    • Drawer boxes are prepared for the glide (notched, pre-drilled holes for release brackets)