Thousands of kitchen cabinets are produced by manufacturers each year. They are made from a number of different materials, with engineered wood (such as particleboard and MDF), laminate and solid wood being the most popular. Read on to learn more about how this type of item is made. Shaping and sanding There are numerous steps involved in the creation of even the simplest and most basic of kitchen cabinets. The first step in the production process is usually the cutting of the raw material (i.