Traditional Kitchen - Symphony Kitchens
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Traditional Kitchen

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Briefly describe your business and the type of products manufactured.

Symphony Kitchens Inc manufactures wide variety of wood products. Our main business is custom exclusive & creative kitchens. We mostly work with local home-builders and manufacture custom vanities, wall units, mud rooms, wine rooms, bars and millwork. Our goal is to make each project unique and satisfy our customers with the service beyond their expectations.

What materials/species were used in this project/item?

Exterior finish was solid maple wood doors painted in “Easter Lily” color and glazed with “Espresso Glaze”. We construct our cabinet boxes from 3/4″ Maple Plywood which we purchase prefinished from McFaddens Inc. in Oakville, Ontario. Our cabinet backs are 3/4″ Maple Plywood, also prefinished. At exposed cabinet surfaces we utilize 3/4″ Maple Veneer plywood for case construction. We use Blumotion under mount full extension drawer slides and Blum European Compact hinges with Blumotion. Install various cabinet inserts provided by McFaddens Inc & Richelieu. Dovetail Drawer boxes are supplied by Distinctive Wood Products Inc.

Describe, in detail, the project/item’s construction.

We used ¾ Maple Select  wood  painted doors, panels and fillers.

Solid maple for moldings and baseboards

5/8″ Prefinished  Plywood

What is the most unusual aspect or outstanding characteristic of this entry?

This project contains many beautiful custom features of Classic design. It involves of mixture of painted Easter Lily with Espresso glazed and rich chocolate stain exterior. The focal point is the oversized chocolate stained hood with curved edges and heavy corbels applied on columns. To enrich the kitchen with classic design we added spiral columns, large corbels and dental crown moulding. Another unique feature in the kitchen are the two sink doors. The center piece was designed and hand carved by our wood carver specialist and the moulding was applied by our carpenter.  Another feature that was done by our wood carver was the wall supporting posts. The center of the column was carved by hand to add that distinctive uneven texture. The glass cabinet has a decorative stained glass and glass shelves done by very talented local artist.  Upper ceiling cabinets were left open with curved doors and metal mesh framed inserted.

List any items that were outsourced (not produced by you or your shop).

All cabinet fabrication & finishing were completed in our shop. All cabinet boxes face frames and assembly was done in our shop as well.  Maple wood doors & drawer fronts, drawer boxes and trim were fabricated we ordered from a local door maker Atlantic Doors Inc. All cabinets and trim were installed by our installers. Plumbing fixtures, counter-top and trims were provided by client and other trades installed them. Corbels were provided by our supplier Everest Woodcarving Inc.

Please offer a brief explanation of how being a member of the CMA has benefited you and/or your business. 

Being a member of CMA give us an opportunity to learn more about our industry and where it’s going. CMA always has great networking organization that connects people on their great events where we all exchange information on business processes, challenges and solutions. By reading forums and all the great information people are sharing it helps to get a better understanding of production and pricing.

With design competition it gives a chance to show our clients our work and become more recognizable in our industry.


April 28, 2016

Kitchens, Traditional