Excelsior Kitchen Design


Bertch - Legacy Construction Details

Doors and Drawer Fronts

Doors and Drawer Fronts are manufactured in house by Bertch Craftsmen.

Drawer Boxes

Drawer box sides, front and back are 5/8" thick solid birch dovetailed at all four corners. Drawer bottoms are 1/4" thick plywood

Drawer Slides

Drawer slides are an epoxy coated undermount, 3/4 extension, self-closing on nylon rollers for silent movement. They are lifetime guaranteed and have a load rating of 75 pounds.


Undermount 3/4 Extension Drawer Slides: Tandem Drawer slides are undermounted, 3/4 extension, and are mechanical self closing with an easy release mechanism. They have a load rating of 100 lbs per pair.

Undermount Soft Motion Full Extension Drawer Slides: Drawer slides are full extension undermount, soft motion self closing with an easy release mechanism. They have a load rating of 100 lbs. per pair.


Face frames are 1 1/2"s x 3/4" solid wood.

Case Work

Sides: Cabinet sides are 1/2" thick, 5-ply, veneer core plywood with natural birch melamine interior.

Tops and Bottoms: Backs are 1/2" thick engineered wood with easy clean birch woodgrain laminate both sides. Tops and bottoms are glued and set into the sides and hange rails.


Backs are 1/8" natural birch plywood. Backs are set into solid wood cleats.


Pulls and knobs are available in a variety of styles and are furnished with each order.


Shelves are 3/4" thick particleboard substrate with natural birch melamine both sides and front edge.


Base cabinets are supplied with 1/2" thick material.