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Welcome to Arthur’s Kitchen School

In the world of kitchen design, Arthur is a true kitchenologist. Growing up, Arthur got first hand experience at designing and building cabinets working at his father’s kitchen showroom, Zobel Kitchens. As he continued in the kitchen design business, Arthur realized that the more his customers knew about the various details of cabinetry, the pros and cons of the many features and counter surface options, layout choices, and more, the better the experience was for his clients. The end result is a custom kitchen that the homeowner truly enjoys.

Arthur shares his kitchen expertise in a series of short videos. We’ve created the library below for you to browse and watch at your convenience.

Enjoy!

Welcome to Arthur’s Kitchen School

Framed and Frameless Cabinets

Cabinets are constructed in two ways. In this video, Kitchenologist Arthur explains the difference in cabinet construction and why you might want one style over the other.

Full overlay vs flush inset framed cabinets

If a framed cabinet is the type of cabinet construction you want, you have two options for door fronts. Kitchenologist Arthur explains the difference and benefits of both in this video.

 

Beaded inset vs flush inset doors

If an inset door is your preference, you have two options for the appearance of your cabinet doors. In this video, Kitchenologist Arthur explains the demonstrates the difference between beaded inset and flush inset doors.

partial vs full overlay

If an framed cabinet with an overlay door is your preference, you have a choice of how the door sit on the frame. In this video Kitchenologist Arthur explains the difference of these two door styles.

Stains, Paints, and Glazes

There are a number of finish options for your cabinet doors and drawers. Kitchenologist Arthur explains the options and the benefits of each in this video.

Thermofoil

In this video, Kitchenologist Arthur explains what thermofoil construction is and what the benefits are of using this material.

Medium-Density Fiberboard (MDF)

Kitchenologist Arthur Zobel explains what medium-density fiberboard, or MDF, construction is and the benefits of selecting this material for your cabinets.