Painting Oak Cabinets
We will be painting our kitchen cabinets. They are in very good condition. Made of red oak. We will be painting them a creamy white. What tips do you have for a finished product with no grain showing, and a harder enamel-type finish? Thank you!!!!!!
Submitted by catpilon

I'm not a painter by trade, so I think you would also want to speak to a painting contractor about this.  One thought I have on this would be to sand the cabinets as smooth as possible, prime, sand down again, re-prime and then paint.  I primer with a lot of solids should be used since that will work better at filling in the low spots. It might not be a bad idea to visit a paint shop where the professionals shop--the folks who work there really know their stuff and can help you pick the product and tools necessary to get the end product you desire.

Good luck!

Answered by AskAProBlair
Community Answers (2)

Thank you! Good advice!!!
Submitted by catpilon