A Kinship with My Cabinetry

Why I’m So Glad I Sourced Locally
Sep 27, 2011 7:00 PM ET

Greenspiration Home Blog

By Trish Holder

From seed to completion, my kitchen cabinets never left the state of North Carolina.  Not many people can say that, but I can, and it makes me very proud. 

I’m a North Carolina gal with generations of North Carolina blood pumping through my veins.  As goofy as it sounds, I’m happier in my kitchen because I’m surrounded by a product that was grown and made in my home state.

My cabinet boxes are made from North Carolina made plywood that happens to be made from North Carolina grown trees.  My cabinet doors are made from North Carolina grown maple.  My kitchen island and bar both have gorgeous wooden countertops made from North Carolina oak.  Most, if not all, of my cabinet hardware was even manufactured in North Carolina.

I know you’re probably thinking, “Geez, who in the world is going to go to all that trouble to build their cabinets?”  

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