Quoted from D-Gottlieb:
After doing 5 minutes of thread reading, I discovered that one of my machines, SWP, has cabinet reinforcements built in. Why Stern doesn't do this to all the cabinets is beyond me.
As they say, it all comes down to saving a few pennies. And with sales up, no need to correct. As others have said, if cheap wood is going to be used spend a couple of dollars on better metal brackets! Wait.... that costs money too!