How To Paint Bare Wood Cabinets

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How To Paint Bare Wood Cabinets

Posted by Brillon Alsatia on Monday, 12 April, 2021 19:10:39

Prime the cabinets using a wood primer. If the cabinet is a simple flat surface, use a paint roller to apply the paint. If there are ridges in the cabinet, use a high-quality paint brush, filling in any crevices first, then doing the flat surfaces. Be sure to apply a thin, even coat of paint and avoid allowing the paint to pool on the cabinet.

Sand these areas to bare wood and spot-prime with a stain-killing primer/sealer before repainting. Wherever you sand down to bare wood, try to blend or "feather" the edges where the old paint meets the wood so the new paint will lay flat, and the paint edges will not be visible or "telegraph" through the new finish.

Start with some rough sanding. After you've done this, wipe away all sanding dust with a tack cloth (avoid using a water-dampened rag). Now apply the first coat of primer and let it dry. Sand the

In terms of material, unfinished kitchen cabinets are almost exclusively made from wood, left in its natural state, without any stain, varnish or paint treatments. This means you or a contractor will be free to choose the treatment that works best for your kitchen.

First, paint sprayers give you a much more even finish with no visible brush strokes. This is especially important if you are trying to paint unfinished cabinets during warm weather because your paint will dry faster leaving more brush strokes. Also, spraying lots and lots of cabinets is so much faster than using a roller or paint brush.

Sand these areas to bare wood and spot-prime with a stain-killing primer/sealer before repainting. Wherever you sand down to bare wood, try to blend or "feather" the edges where the old paint meets the wood so the new paint will lay flat, and the paint edges will not be visible or "telegraph" through the new finish.