What is cockbeading?


A question that we were recently asked was “What is cockbeading on kitchen doors and which of your doors is it available on?” Well read on to fully understand what it is, what it looks like and where it’s available.

Cockbeading appearance

Well, cockbeading is the thin beaded part (beveled lip) on the inside edge of the frame on the Helmsley inframe doors and drawers. Cockbeading gives the doors a very traditional look and feel and the beading adds additional protection to the edges. The appearance of the cockbeading is visible from the front of the frame, in which the doors sits.

Inframe cockbeading

Ayton inframe door with cockbeading

Which doors have cockbeading?

As mentioned above, cockbeading is only available on our Helmsley inframe kitchen doors, Harewood is a little different and has a square edge to the frame.

Harewood inframe door no cockbeading


Our Helmsley inframe kitchen display

This is our latest Helmsley inframe kitchen display in our showroom, which shows the cockbeading around the doors and the effect it gives.

Cockbeading inframe door

Cockbeading inframe drawer

Helmsley kitchen wall units with cockbeading


You can see all our inframe kitchen styles on our main website.


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