Updating old oak cabinets
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.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.Plus, it saves you the hassle of having to tape off your kitchen to avoid overspray.If you choose to do your frames by hand, here is another tip for getting the best finish.Another way to give your oak cabinets a new look is to add custom woodworking elements.Build them up and trim them out with crown molding.There are wood grain filler and putty products out there that can be used for this purpose.
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.
Custom woodworking details definitely help to kick it up a notch and pull the space together when you’re painting your cabinets.
It seems kind of obvious when you’re in the midst of redoing a kitchen, but it bears repeating.
Add panels to the ends of your cabinets or to your island.
Add furniture details to give them a high end look.
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="https:// data-thumbnail="https:// 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.