Is it possible to stain these birch kitchen cabinets dark brown?
I'm in the process of remodeling my first home (a small condo), and it has the generic birch cabinets you see if all the apartments around here. They're in very good condition, and I'd like to know if it'd be possible to stain them a dark brown. If so, what does the process entail? Doing it myself, how long do you think it would take, and what would you estimate the supplies would cost?
Yep. I just had a local guy do my kitchen. He gave them a rough sanding, wiped them down with a lacquer thinner, then stained them. Afterwards, he shot a coat of clean satin finish to provide a sheen. They also replaced the drawers and door fronts with a special edge I really liked.