"Even if it wasn't super obvious when the wood was just stained, it's going to be more evident once the paint dries." You can fill the grain with putty, but that can be time-intensive and challenging to get just right."This isn't a lazy Sunday project," says Sherry Petersik, who, along with her husband, chronicled kitchen painting projects on her popular blog Young House Love.
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This product worked wonderfully and smelled great, however, it is a deglosser, so it will take the gloss off of any surface you use it on. I sprayed it directly onto my Scotch Brite sponge and then wiped the cabinets down with it. ) Here’s what you’ll need to paint your cabinets: 4-Inch Paint Roller Tray Purdy 2.5-Inch XL Brush or other good quality brush (2 or 2 1/2″) Nitrile Gloves (Again, if you can save on clean up…plus I used my fingers for clean up so they were covered in paint! My toughest decision was what kind of paint to use.
You know I am a huge fan of chalk paint and it seemed so much easier with the “no prep” idea behind chalk paint.
Otherwise, when you add a water-based paint to an oil-covered door, the paint won't stick. This is a crucial first step: Take all the doors off, pull the drawers out and remove the hardware knobs and hinges.
Some people try to save time by painting everything — hinges and all — while they're still in place, but Petersik warns that it's not a long-term fix.