Updating oak cabinets pictures
There are wood grain filler and putty products out there that can be used for this purpose.
I don’t have any personal experience with them (yet), as it appears to be a tricky and time intensive process, that may not be for the DIY faint of heart.
This aids in minimizing the wood grain of oak cabinets to a certain degree, but primarily helps to keep the grain from bleeding through your primer and paint. With the next set of oak cabinets, I used the sanding sealer.
It definitely helped with the grain – especially with the issue of the grain bleeding through, and eliminating the need for several coats of primer.
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My most popular post, by far, has been “How to Paint Your Cabinets Like a Professional.” As a result, I have gotten a lot of questions, specifically, about how to paint oak cabinets.
For laminate and melamine finishes, be sure to rough up the surface with 150-grit sandpaper, and apply a good bonding primer before topping it off with the color of your choice.
It’s easiest to add molding when you’re repainting cabinets; that way you’ll get a perfect match.
If you order matching wood molding from your cabinet’s manufacturer, be prepared for a color difference between new molding and older cabinets.
Natural wood cabinets (especially cherry) will darken with age.
Change the glass insert in a cabinet door, and you change the look and feel of your kitchen.
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I applied the sanding sealer after I had cleaned/sanded/deglossed the oak cabinets, and before I applied my primer and paint.