The Shaker Kitchen feels timeless. The abundance of attractive hard wood or wood painted with a rich eggshell oozes craftsmanship. CIDA Shaker Kitchens seek to combine solid wood with painted wood and freestanding furniture with built in furniture.
A larder cupboard is a great way of storing food and adds a lovely feature to any kitchen.
An island adds a central feature to the kitchen and provides a good area for cooking or eating.
How about combining woods such as walnut and oak? Our native hardwoods are extremely attractive - Oak, Ash, Cherry, and Elm. The Shakers often chose Cherry and Pine - these are rich sumptuous colours.
Why not combine Shaker with Scandi?
Why not add a Butchers Trolley or End-Grain Chopping Board?
By carefully thinking about the design and then offering combinations of materials, colours, textures and cabinets the CIDA Kitchen is highly individual.
A Shaker Kitchen cabinet starts with a carcass that is usually made from Oak veneered MDF; this is solid and provides an attractive interior.
The cabinet is completed by attaching a face frame. This is a frame made from 40mm wide sections of wood - either solid hardwood or painted tulipwood. Inset doors, drawers, and integrated appliances fit within the face frame - therefore a cabinet is 80mm wider than the appliance, which needs to be considered when designing how things will fit in your kitchen.
The shelves and any externally visible wood surface, face frame and panels, will all be constructed from solid wood.
Shaker doors and drawers all have inset panels, usually without the addition of beads, but CIDA can offer a more Victorian style of kitchen with the beaded frames and doors.
The Shaker Kitchen
Large Larder with Drawers and Door Racks
Combining Materials, Colour and Textures
Butchers Trolley Oak & Beech
Large Cupboard with Shaker Doors - Clutter-free Simplicity
Large Island with Seating