Birch is a hardwood known for its fine, uniform texture and features a distinct grain pattern. Birch is pale in color and often has a satin-like sheen. It has small pores and is known for its ability to absorb shock. Birch is widely used in both the outer surface and inner structure of cabinets. It accepts finishes well. Custom birch kitchen cabinets are versatile and can bring a clean look to your contemporary kitchen.