Established in the heart of the Midwest in 1977, Bertch Cabinet Mfg. has been reviving the cherished art of traditional cabinetmaking for over 40 years.
As a fully integrated manufacturer, producing all of their own parts, all Bertch products reflect a commitment to reforestation, recycling and general respect for the environment. Utilizing only the finest wood, furniture joints and exceptional finishes to create distinct products for your home.
Cabinetry with TLC is proud to carry Bertch products.
Elan (Full Access) Series
Kitchen Door Styles
A fine-grained hardwood similar to Cherry, Birch, and Maple. Pale yellow (tan) to reddish brown in color. A soft, light wood with even texture and straight grain that accepts stain well. Characteristics include random sized tight knots and rays.
Hardwood, accepts stain well. White to light tan in color, medium density, coarse texture, straight grain.
White Birch, medium hardwood, similar to Maple but not as consistent in color as Maple, good base for solid color finishes, accepts stain unevenly; mottles. Mottling is a blotchy appearance evident due to various densities in the wood. Not recommended for darker stains. Off white color, medium density, fine texture, straight grain.
Darkens with age at a very fast rate, pitch marks (worm holes), mineral streaks, medium hardwood, accepts stain well. Cherry is especially sensitive to light. Light will cause the wood to darken/redden significantly. Medium reddish brown color, medium density, fine texture, straight grain.
Hardwood, reddish brown in color. Relatively straight grained. Moderately heavy and very strong.
Hardwood, mineral streaks, accepts stain evenly, known for its “wild” contrasting light and dark streaks. Light brown color, hard density, medium-coarse texture, straight grain, strong, elastic, hard. Hickory has white sapwood and reddish/dark heartwood.
Medium reddish brown color, medium density, medium texture, predominantly straight grain, premier furniture wood.
Hardwood, fine, tight grain, looks best with light, natural, or solid color finishes, yellows slightly with age. Not recommended for darker stains. Cream color, hard density, fine texture, straight grain.
Very soft, sappy wood, ambers (yellows) with age, knots and knot holes, open grain, looks best with a light or natural finish, mottles with medium to dark finishes. Pale tan color, soft density, fine texture, straight grain. Variations in wood density coupled with sap and pitch cause variations in color during staining.
Very stable and has a flake figure running across the grain called a ray fleck which exhibits a beautiful grain pattern.
Has character marks such as large knots and wane. Other characteristics include:small pin knots, bird pecks, worm tracks, mineral stain, irregular figures in the grain,cracks that do not hurt the strength of the part, sap wood and cherry pitch marks.
A fine-grained hardwood is similar to Cherry, Birch, and Maple. Pale yellow (tan) to reddish brown in color. A soft, light wood with even texture and straight grain that accepts stain well. Small random tight knots and rays are at times present and help to give alder its unique character.