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The inset difference...

Most furniture and cabinets use what is called "overlay" construction: Doors and drawer headers are in front of the cabinet's face frame, and are slightly larger than the openings in the frame, so they overlap or "overlay" them. Inset cabinets are fundamentally different: Inset doors and drawer headers are fitted inside the face frame in a precisely-sized opening. As you can imagine, this requires a higher level of precision craftsmanship in the manufacturing process. Because of this, inset has always carried high-end, high-dollar connotations. We're proud to offer this elegant option at a Showplace value price.

Overlay vs. InsetShowplace inset cabinetry is offered in a versatile range of door styles and woods, including several rustic choices. Slab and five-piece headers are available in each style. To see the full selection, visit our inset door style index.

All Showplace finishes are available in inset, including our specialty offerings like Vintage and ColorSelect paints. To learn all about Showplace woods and finishes, visit the Product Guide.

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