A question that we were recently asked was: “Can you tell me the difference between the Innova Linwood doors and the Norton doors? Is it just that Linwood door has a grain and Norton doesn’t? It’s hard to tell from the pictures on your website, as they also both doors seem to be priced the same.”
At first glance, the Norton & Linwood doors shown in our kitchen pictures look identical. But, if you take a closer look, you’ll see that there is a big visual difference in the appearance of the door.
Firstly, both the doors are made from solid wood with a grained timber finish and both the doors are also 20mm thick with a veneered centre panel. Each door is also made from 5 pieces of wood in its construction. Have a look at the section below for help on how to identify the doors and spot the difference.
The difference is V-grooves
The Linwood door has something called V-grooves. A V-groove is the only thing that separates these 2 doors and the grooves are basically a small V shaped channel routed down the edges of the wooden panels to give the door a more bevelled look
Norton is still a 5 piece door but there are no bevels, so the edges but up tightly to give a smooth seamless finish,
See the images below to see a Norton door and how it visually compares to a Linwood door.
Innova Norton Door
Innova Linwood Door (V-grooves)
Which other Innova doors have V-grooves?
Harewood (Solid wood)
Linwood (Solid Wood)
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