The following 12 construction points give the Southport Collection years of lasting durability by using the best materials and construction techniques available.


1.   All joints are glued, double or triple doweled, mortised or tenoned together.


2.   The fronts of all case pieces are made out of solid oak (drawer fronts, drop lids, cross rails, stiles, bases etc. are made from kiln dried solid oak with 5% to 8% moisture content).


3.   The case end panels and shelves are made of 3/4" oak lumber core. ( 5 ply oak veneer on solid wood center with 2 cross bands) the panels will not shrink or expand. For solid oak construction including end panels and shelves increase the published prices on case pieces by 15%. This construction also increases the warranty to 60 months from date of shipment.


4.   The tops of all case pieces are covered with watching high pressure laminate. Edges are 3/8" thick solid oak 4 sides. On orders over $100,000.00 solid surfaces veneer (SSV) is available for an upcharge of $15.00 per square foot.


5.   OPTION: Four sided drawers with removable / exchangeable fronts am available. Upcharge for 7.5" W Drawer. Fronts only: to 20" Lg. $1.00, 21" to 30" Lg. $1.25,31" to 36" Lg. $1.50.


6.   Drawer sides and backs are 1/2" thick 7 or 9 ply laminated or solid hardwood. Drawer bottoms are 1/4" plywood. Bottoms larger than 465 Square Inches are 1/2" thick plywood.


7.   An epoxy-coated metal roller drawer slide system guarantees smooth and quiet running, with positive in-and out stops, is standard on all cases. (100 pound capacity rated per drawer, tested under load over 50,000 cycles with good results).


8.   The drop lid of the wall units is tested to handle up to 175 pounds weight in the open position (250 pounds weight on recessed drop lids). The weight can be placed on the drop lid if the unit is fastened to the wall, otherwise unit may tilt forward.


9.   All exposed back panels (front view) are 1/4" oak plywood, 3/4" thick finished back panels am optional (see price list).


10.   All case pieces including wall units, wardrobes, night stands, entertainment centers, armoires, dressers, chests and desks have adjustable glides.


11.   Special finishes and pulls are available on large orders at no extra cost. Changes to the design and sizes can be quoted on orders in excess of $100,000.00.


12.   Fabric and vinyl selector materials are $4.50 per yard. Customer special fabric orders can be quoted.


WARRANTY: The warranty covers the item for 36 months from the date of shipment. Said warranty includes
replacement of item or parts against manufacturer's defects due to workmanship and/ or materials used. It does not include damage due to abuse or neglect. Written notification is required and appropriate action win be promptly taken by manufacturer.