I have tackled a great deal of oak cabinet client projects, so I thought I would share some tips and tricks for painting oak cabinets that I have learned along the way, if you’re looking to give yours a refresh.
I know there are a lot of you out there who are unhappy with your oak cabinets, whether they’re semi-new and builder grade, or from an era long gone.
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Since it is so long, it’s on multiple pages now (there are links at the bottom of each page).You don’t want to spend the money on new cabinets because 1) that’s expensive and 2) there’s nothing wrong with your cabinets, they’re just not your style. Let’s get things started by getting pumped at how you don’t have to gut and remodel your entire kitchen in order to get a new look. A Super White Kitchen Makeover' data-src=" data-thumbnail=" data-image-id="4" data-title="Super White Kitchen Before" data-description="A Super White Kitchen Makeover" class="ngg-fancybox" rel="9120" The biggest issue with painting oak cabinets is how to minimize the grain that comes with that type of wood.Below is a slideshow of some of my favorite client kitchens that I’ve done. If you have maple or cherry cabinets, they paint up beautifully.Sand in the direction of the wood grain, because moving across or against the grain creates scratches that will be noticeable after staining.Renee Miller began writing professionally in 2008, contributing to websites and the "Community Press" newspaper.Give instant visual interest to your kitchen by mixing and matching multiple materials and textures.