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  • Posted in thread: Paint or Stain Kitchen Cabinets? For a rookie! on 11-11-2011 at 08:06 PM
    was on so the tile looks yellowishmore on the family room side

  • Posted in thread: Paint or Stain Kitchen Cabinets? For a rookie! on 11-11-2011 at 08:04 PM
    Hi Again everyone,I didn't do anything to the cabinets. I just cleaned them real good, and put
    on handles/knobs. I also finished my tile job. The kitchen looks decent now. I did a really
    good job on t...

  • Posted in thread: Paint or Stain Kitchen Cabinets? For a rookie! on 04-26-2011 at 10:41 AM
    Hello everyone again,After careful examination of the cabinets. They are not real oak. Just
    very thin oak laminate on particle board. Because of this, I wasn't sure if staining will turn
    out good or n...

  • Posted in thread: Paint or Stain Kitchen Cabinets? For a rookie! on 02-16-2011 at 11:59 PM
    3gmp, I have no idea what kind of wood it is or if it is even wood. I worried that it might be
    some kind of laminate. I didn't have time to inspect the cabinets carefully. We spent an hour
    at the hous...

  • Posted in thread: Paint or Stain Kitchen Cabinets? For a rookie! on 02-16-2011 at 11:26 PM
    HDwetPaint,Thanks for your detailed message. I will try staining the backside of one door
    first. I will attempt to list the steps for staining, please correct me if I miss something:1.
    Remove doors an...

  • Posted in thread: Paint or Stain Kitchen Cabinets? For a rookie! on 02-16-2011 at 11:13 PM
    Hi 3gmp,Very nice kitchen. I also plan to add the handles like you have there.Did you have
    experience spray painting before working on the doors and drawers? How many layers did you
    spray? Did you use...

  • Posted in thread: Paint or Stain Kitchen Cabinets? For a rookie! on 02-14-2011 at 09:12 AM
    I posted this in the General forum but didn't really get an answer.I am buying a house and I
    thought about replacing the cabinets but we can't afford to spend 20K right now. The cabinets
    are in good s...

  • Posted in thread: Clear Vanish or Paint on old kitchen cabinets? on 02-10-2011 at 09:47 AM
    Misty,Here are the before pictures:I will post the during, and after remodeling pics.Hmmm, I
    will find out how to imbed pics here.I don't think the cabinets look too bad, but darker
    cabinets seem to b...

  • Posted in thread: Clear Vanish or Paint on old kitchen cabinets? on 02-10-2011 at 09:16 AM
    Joecaption,Thanks for giving me another choice (headache) :). Now I have to choose between
    staining, painting, and veneer+new doors. There are 26 doors in my kitchen. How much will it
    cost? Also, what...

  • Posted in thread: Clear Vanish or Paint on old kitchen cabinets? on 02-09-2011 at 11:10 AM
    I am buying a house and I thought about replacing the cabinets but we can't afford to spend 20K
    right now.The cabinets are still in good shape, they are just dirty and the wood color is too
    light for ...

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