Wide Choice of Wood Types for High River

You have to keep many things in mind when selecting a wood type for your cabinets. The durability and the budget are two main factors that you need to remember when selecting a wood type. Solid hardwood is the preferred choice for most. It resists scratches and also denting when compared to soft wood types. Hickory and maple are common examples of this wood type.

Cherry wood has a complex grain pattern and a rich colour that helps to give a luxury feel when you arrange furniture for your room. However, it comes at a higher price. Meanwhile, there are others like oak or maple which are really good with absorbing stains. 

So, every type of wood has several benefits for you. Your buying decision should depend on what advantage you are looking for when you want to choose a wood type. While drawers with dovetail joints are strong, the wood type you select will ensure they remain that way for a long time. Here are the types of wood we offer:


Alder is also known as semi-hardwood as it is the softest of all hardwoods. Has an even balanced tone.


It is known to accept most stains and finishes.

Cherry Wood

Cherry Wood has a reddish brown or golden hue. This type of wood darkens with age.


It is durable and great for shock resistance.


It is one of the strongest types of woods. It can accept many stains.


It is known for its intrinsic and coarse structure.

Various Wood Types for Every Room

Once you make up your mind on the type of wood, we can start making your ideas to life.

Contact Us


Cornerstone Millwork

1007 20 St SE

High River, AB T1V 2A6

Phone: 403-652-1191

Email: info@cornerstonemillwork.com


Monday - Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Service Area

High River and surrounding areas


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