TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company - Custom Door News
Woodworking Glossary Available on TaylorCraftDoor.com
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company added a woodworking glossary to our website to aid cabinetmakers in training new employees on terms used in the cabinetmaking industry. We would love your feedback, so if you have any suggestions, use our Contact form to let us know what you would add or change. You can find the glossary on our FAQ page and on our Blog.
TaylorCraft Launches Customer Video Reviews
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company lauched a new section on our cabinetmaker Reviews page with customer video testimonials. The videos feature cabinetmakers, in their shops, talking about their experience outsourcing cabinet doors and how the decision to outsource has affected their business. Be sure to take a look at these great cabinet shops, wonderful customers and informative reviews.
Half-Lap Joint and Dovetail Keys Used On TaylorCraft Cope and Stick Mullion Doors
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company uses a half-lap joint at mullion intersections on our cope and stick cabinet doors. This gives the cabinet door added strength where the mullions meet, and shows an appreciation for detail and craftsmanship. We attach mullions to the door frame on 90 degree intersections using a dovetail key (also known as a butterfly spline) for strength and beauty.
TaylorCraft Pinterest Page Highlights Top Cabinet Door Styles and Tips
Visit the TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company Pinterest Page www.pinterest.com/taylorcraft for cabinet door trend information, wood species and cabinet paint color ideas, kitchen design tips, and southern food ideas.
The market has been improving! In 2012 our custom cabinet door sales were up significantly, not only in Texas, but across the United States. We are excited about what this year holds and we love to see our customers take advantage of the increased opportunities brought about by outsourcing so they can grow with us. We want to help you improve yield, grow sales and build profit in 2013. Call us today to place your next cabinet door order.
Christmas and New Years Day Holiday Schedule
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company will be closed from 11:30 am Friday, December 21 through Tuesday, December 25, as well as New Years Day, Tuesday, January 1 to give our employees time to celebrate the holidays with loved ones. Any orders received on these days will be processed when we return the following business day. For orders received on December 21, we will calculate our standard 5 day lead time starting the following business day, December 26. We hope you have a joyful and safe holiday season.
Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22-23 to give our employees time to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. We are truly grateful for your business and we wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving.
TaylorCraft Announces the Winner of "Pick Your Favorite Door Style" Contest
TaylorCraft had a great response to our Pick Your Favorite Door Style contest. Ted Currier won our popular TaylorCraft swag including TaylorCraft engraved cutting board, Texas pecans, coffee and goodies, TaylorCraft Mossy Oak hat, Pro-Fishing Gear long-sleeve fishing/hunting shirt, TaylorCraft Custom Spice Rub and our fun, limited run TCDC t-shirt.
Congratulations Ted and thank you all for your feedback on our cabinet door styles.
We will have additional contests in the future so be sure to check our Facebook and Twitter pages often.
TaylorCraft Rolls Out Revised Price List - Reduces Material Pricing
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company revised their price list and specification guide layout based on customer suggestions and reduced square-foot list price on one popular paint grade material. Download a copy of the specification guide here or contact us for a copy of our price list.
TaylorCraft Launches Web Page with Cabinet Door Trend Information
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company launched a new section on their website called Trending Cabinet Door Styles. The new section showcases cabinet door designs that are national best sellers and is designed to take some of the guesswork out of combining TaylorCraft's selection of over 80 edge and panel profile options to create door styles with broad appeal. View the latest cabinet door trends.
Cabinet Industry News Updates
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The TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company Difference
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company takes extra steps to make cabinet doors that cabinet makers can count on for a quality look, fit and finish. Here are some of the things TaylorCraft does to set our cabinet door quality apart.
Metric Conversion Chart
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company's Metric Conversion Chart is available as as a downloadable pdf file from th Forms+Tools section of our website and as a magnet to place in your shop or office. Be sure to call us to get your magnet if you don't have one yet.
New Panel and Waterfall Outside Edge Options Available From TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company
TaylorCraft's selection of profile options continues to grow. Added to the selections available for your custom cabinet doors, are the new OE21 outside edge and RP21 raised panel. These new profile additions are available immediately, with 5 day standard lead time.
TaylorCraft Launches New 100% Yield Video
Watch TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company's new 100% Yield video addressing fluctuating yield and profitability in the cabinet making business.
Two New Cabinet Door Profiles are Now Available from TaylorCraft
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company added two new cabinet door profiles, the waterfall outside edge OE20 and the raised panel RP20 (shown below). Both profiles are available immediately and can be combined with our selection of over 80 other profiles to create your own unique cabinet door designs. Lead time is 5 days.
TaylorCraft Blog is Launched
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company launched a new blog on our site, to give customers insight into the development of our brand and products and to provide a place for customers to give us feedback, so we are always moving forward in our vision to create solutions for cabinet makers' needs. We would love to hear from you and welcome your comments, ideas and questions.
TaylorCraft's New Cloud Order Site Allows Online Ordering and Order Tracking
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company introduced their Cloud Order Site which allows customers with an open account to place cabinet door quote requests and place cabinet door orders directly into production, saving the extra step of approving the quote. The site also allows customers to view expected and actual ship dates and past order information. To learn more about using TaylorCraft's Cloud Order site, ask your sales representative for a user name and password.
TaylorCraft Introduces Warm-Contemporary Horizontal Grain Cabinet Doors
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company introduced Combination Frame cabinet doors with horizontal-grain panels. The horizontal grain panels are a departure from traditional vertical-grain door panels and when combined with straight-grained wood species, the look is warm-contemporary. Horizontal grain panels are 3/8" thick, veneered-MDF core for stability, strength and a rattle-free end product.
Standard lead time on Combination Frame doors is five days and there are six different inside edge designs. Click to view photographs of TaylorCraft's Combination Frame cabinet doors both with horizontal and vertical grain panels.
TaylorCraft Provides Attention To Detail Beyond the Face of the DoorTM
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company's attention to detail doesn't stop at the face of the door. It permeates every facet of our business, from our construction methods and the quality of every product part to our packaging materials, shipping partners and the service we provide to our customers. View more information including cabinet door photos showing how our attention to detail goes beyond the face of the door.
New Cabinet Door Profiles Now Available
TaylorCraft added three new mitered cabinet door profiles, M15, MW15 and M15-D. These new mitered door designs have a square outside edge and a single bead on the inside edge. View our new mitered door profiles. We also added one new inside edge profile, the IE7 with a step, bullnose, step design. View our new cope and stick cabinet door inside edge profile.
Vinyl Retainer Option Available for Glass Cabinet Doors
TaylorCraft offers cope and stick doors modified to allow insertion of vinyl glass retaining stops. When you order our glass doors rabbeted for glass stops, you will automatically receive the proper length of clear glass stop material. Cut to fit is required. To order glass doors with this option, enter "GR" (Glass-Routed) for product type on the door order form.
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company Offers New Cabinet Door Display Ideas
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company describes two ways to display cabinet doors when wall or floor space is limited, including drawings and photos of the displays as well as a sample nesting pattern for the floor display. Click cabinet door display ideas for more information.
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company's Doors Featured on Bath Crashers TV Show
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Co's radius doors are featured on an upcoming episode of Bath Crashers which airs Monday, Sept. 12th at 8pm central time/ 9pm eastern and pacific on the DIY network channel. Be sure to tune in! The end result of the bath makeover is spectacular! The episode title is "Elegant Escape."
TaylorCraft recently gave $100 to 5 different customers for referring another cabinetmaker
Take advantage of TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company's referral bonus and get $100 for every new customer you refer who places and pays for an order totaling $1000 or more. View our Cabinetmaker Referral Program Details.
Cabinet Doors with Soft Lines and "Pillow" Look
TaylorCraft offers cabinet doors with gradually sloped outside edge options and raised panels with a smooth pillowed look. The combination of these rounded, sloping profiles gives doors a soft, inviting look as opposed to the angular lines of some traditional and contemporary cabinet door styles.
TaylorCraft Offers Mitered and Cope and Stick Cabinet Doors Pre-Bored for Hinges
TaylorCraft offers cabinet doors pre-bored for european hinges with a standard cup and peg pattern or cup only by request. Blum ® Clip Top 120° European Hinges (71T5580) and hinge plates (175L6630) are also available from TaylorCraft to give you the convenience of receiving doors and hinges in one shipment.
Peg Cabinet Doors Available with Several Customization Options
TaylorCraft offers cabinet doors with peg inserts in square, diamond and circle shapes and in single and double configurations - horizontal, vertical or diagonal pattern. Pegs are available in any available wood species on cope and stick doors and are 3/8" in size. We recommend a contrasting wood species such as walnut or cherry with lighter wood cabinet doors. View our peg cabinet door photos for ideas.
Custom Wood Valances - Easy to Use Order Form
Our custom wood valances are a popular add-on to cabinet door orders. To make ordering as easy as possible we created a custom wood valance order form with the options and dimensions needed to place your order. The valance order form can be downloaded from the Forms+Tools section of our website and is also included in our price list. We offer 2 to 4 panel custom wood valances in any readily available wood species.
Two New Outside Edge Profiles
TaylorCraft added two new profiles to our Outside Edge Options. They are OE14, an outside edge similar to our OE8 except with a longer, more gradual slope, and OE15, a 1/4" bullnose. View these profiles and the rest of our profile offering on our Cabinet Door Profiles page.
Popular Material Design Trend - Knotty Alder
TaylorCraft's knotty alder cabinet door material is a hot seller right now due to the appealing price point and warm, neutral reddish-brown color. Visit our cabinet door Materials page to learn more about our knotty alder material specifications and be sure to visit our Facebook page to see photos of knotty alder cabinet doors and give us your feedback on this material's popularity in your area.
TaylorCraft is Now on Twitter and Facebook
Be sure to follow TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company on twitter.com @TaylorCraftDoor or "like" us on Facebook by searching for TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company to stay abreast of the latest company and industry news.
TaylorCraft's Doors are Made With Formaldehyde-free Glue
Many homeowners are seeking out products with low VOC materials to improve their indoor air quality. .
TaylorCraft Receives Praise for Exceptional Customer Service
We have seen a new trend lately and we are excited to share it with you. We have many customers who are referring TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company to their friends due to the service they have received. Our Sales, Shipping, Production and Customer Success Representatives have really taken to heart our commitment to partnering with customers and providing the best service possible.
We have started putting customer feedback on our website so others can view what customers are saying about our quality and service. Visit our TaylorCraft Reviews page to find out more. We are so happy and grateful to have many loyal customers and we will continue to do everything we can be a true business partner and not just another supplier. As always, we welcome your feedback!
New Raised Panel Profile for Applied Molding Doors
A new panel profile, the RPAM2, for use with inside edge applied moldings is now available. It is an s-panel profile design with more detail than our existing cove-panel RPAM1. View the new RPAM2 panel profile in our Products/Door Profiles website section. We also have a photo of an applied molding cabinet door with the RPAM2 in our Applied Molding Cabinet Doors section.
Reduced Reveal Panel Profile Options
Four new panel profile options with reduced reveals are now available from TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company. They are the RP12, RP13, RP14 and RP15. These reduced reveal panel profiles allow for smaller sized wood cabinet doors and 5-piece drawer fronts, while still leaving an aesthetically pleasing amount of flat space on the panel. View our new panel profiles and order a sample at 50% off list price today.
New 1" Cabinet Door Profile Options
TaylorCraft added several 1" profile options to our standard knife selection including two inside edge options and 3 panel options. Lead time on standard 1" thick doors is 10 days. View our new 1" thick door profiles on the Cabinet Door Profiles page in our website's Products section.
Expanded Material Descriptions and Photographs to Simplify Wood Species Selection
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company's website includes expanded product descriptions and an additional enlarged photograph so you can easily see the difference in material grades and species. Visit our cabinet door Materials section online to view our stock materials. If you don't see the wood species you are looking for, please call us. We are happy to source additional materials through our onsite lumber supplier.
TaylorCraft Manufactures Cabinet Doors to Exact Sizing
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company manufactures cabinet doors to exact sizing to give customers the best fit possible. Because wood is a natural product that expands and contracts as the environment changes, at time of delivery please allow for +/- 1/16" of the requested dimension.
Radius and Arched-Top Mullion Cabinet Doors Available from TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Co.
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company expanded their mullion cabinet door offering to include custom radius and arched-top mullion doors. Their custom radius mullion doors are available convex or concave and are also available in certified and environmentally responsible wood species. Call us today to request a sample door.
TaylorCraft Introduces Four New Cabinet Door Panel Profiles
All four new panel options, RP9, RP10, RP11 and FP3/8" REV panel profiles are shown on TaylorCrafts door profiles page. These new styles range from sleek and contemporary to detailed and sophisticate and they give customers more ways than ever to create their own unique look. Call us today to request a sample door.
New Contemporary Door Style Pairs Solid Wood and Aluminum Accent Handle
The new AP101 door style pairs a solid wood frame and panel with an integrated aluminum handle, built into and flush with the door frame. View photos of the AP101, our contemporary new door style.
New Outside Edge Profiles Now Available
TaylorCraft added three outside edge profile options, OE11, OE12 and OE13. Click the following link to view these profiles on our outside edge profiles page.
TaylorCraft Adds Three New Rope Molding Door Profiles
TaylorCraft now offers three new mitered door profiles, notched for applied rope molding. Click the following link to view these profiles on our cabinet door profiles page.
Sample Cabinet Doors Offered at 50% Off List Price
TaylorCraft offers samples of our standard cabinet door styles and wood species at 50% off list price to assist in customers' sales and marketing efforts. Lead time is generally less than 3 days on small sample door orders using standard profiles and materials. Email our Customer Service department for details. Discount is subject to change and does not apply to specialty products.
Radius Drawer Box Fronts available from TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company
TaylorCraft offers 5/8" thick radius drawer box fronts blanks to compliment your radius drawer front order. Order your drawer box fronts at the same time as your radius doors and drawer fronts and they will be manufactured at the same time, for a perfect fit and a stress free radius cabinet job. Contact us for more information.
Environmentally Responsible Cabinet Door Materials that qualify for LEED credits
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company offers cabinet doors in a wide variety of environmentally responsible material options including materials that qualify for LEED credits such as Echo Wood veneer and NAUF (no added urea formaldehyde) MDF. View more information on our environmentally responsible cabinet door materials.
TaylorCraft Adds Custom Dovetail Drawer Boxes to Product Offering
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company announced they are now manufacturing custom dovetail drawer boxes in addition to their primary product line, custom hardwood cabinet doors. Their dovetail boxes are available in Select Hard Maple, Natural Soft Maple and Baltic Birch with a variety of options such as scooped fronts, tabbed fronts, notching for undermount drawer guides and a variety of top edge and bottom placement choices. View more information on their Products page under Dovetail Drawer Boxes.
TaylorCraft Introduces 10 New Material Options
TaylorCraft introduced 10 new material options to their custom cabinet door product line bringing the total to 24 stock materials available within their 5 day lead time. The new options are shown on the wood materials section of their website along with the wood species description and photo.
ASAP Service Video
TaylorCraft launched their ASAP Service video, highlighting the company's ability to make cabinet doors for customers in just 1 day lead time on small jobs and 3 days on larger jobs while still maintaining exceptional product quality and keeping other jobs on schedule. The video also covers the company's commitment to customer satisfaction and partnerships with customers to build long term relationships. An HD version of our video is available to view on youtube.
Free Showroom Poster showcases TaylorCraft's Custom Cabinet Door Designs
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company just introduced a beautiful, full-color door style poster for use in customers shops and showrooms. The poster is a great selection tool for homeowners picking their cabinet door style and wood species, and for customers' shop employees checking door details. For a free poster, contact your sales representative, our customer service department at 512-352-635 or send your request using the Request Information form on the Contact page of our website.
Partners "White Box" Website Launched
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company unveiled a white box website this month featuring their complete door style photo library for customer use. The website shows door style photos, profiles and door specifications and does not include the TaylorCraft logo or phone number. This site allows cabinetmakers who are TaylorCraft customers, to show a complete door selection on their website while saving money on door samples, photography and website design. Email email@example.com for more information on this free service.
New Mitered Door and Drawer Front Profile Now Available
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company introduced the MW10 and complimentary MW10-D mitered door and drawer front profiles. The MW10 is a 3-1/8" frame with beaded detail and a soft, rounded slope on the outside edge. The MW10-D is a complimentary reduced frame for drawer fronts. Visit the mitered cabinet door profiles section of our Products page for a detailed profile drawing.
14 New Profile Options Offered by TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company in Taylor, Texas
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company released 14 new cabinet door profile options for their custom cabinet door line, bringing their total cabinet door profile selection to nearly 70 choices. Included are six new panel profiles, one new outside edge, and seven new mitered profiles. These profile options are all shown on TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company's website in the Product section under Profiles.
New Kitchen and Bathroom Photos added to TaylorCraft Website to give new design ideas
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company’s website now features beautiful kitchen photos and exquisitely decorated bathroom photos to give homeowners and cabinetmakers designs ideas using TaylorCraft's cabinet doors.
New Cabinet Door Catalog Unveiled by TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company’s new, full-color product catalog featuring their most popular cabinet door designs is now available to the trade. The catalog showcases over 60 of TaylorCraft’s cabinet door styles from traditional cope and stick and mitered, to contemporary veneer and specialty radius doors in a wide variety of materials. The catalog show each cabinet door profile as well as a color photograph of each door style.
TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company is located in Taylor, Texas, just outside Austin, and ships cabinet doors anywhere in the United States as well as internationally.