Simple Is Better

As a sometime wood-butcher myself, I assumed that the multifaceted Focal cabinets would require some pretty fancy clamps. Not so, Jean-Paul Guy explained. Modern materials technology has given us a stretchy, incredibly strong, adhesive film that's quick to apply, infinitely versatile, and also cheap.

The cabinet maker at the bench is laying down two types of glue in the dadoes. The other worker is assembling and tape/clamping the cabinets.