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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.
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.
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. The biggest issue with painting oak cabinets is how to minimize the grain that comes with that type of wood.
There are wood grain filler and putty products out there that can be used for this purpose.
I don’t have any personal experience with them (yet), as it appears to be a tricky and time intensive process, that may not be for the DIY faint of heart.
The wood grain can manifest itself in two ways: through the texture of the wood and also the grain bleeding through the paint.
One product I have used that has helped with both of these issues is Zinsser’s Bull’s Eye Seal Coat sanding sealer.
Here are some of my favorite client kitchens that I’ve done. If you have maple or cherry cabinets, they paint up beautifully.Oak can have a similar result, it just takes a little more effort to get there.