Easy Cabinet Updates: Woven Wonder

Update your kitchen with this easy cabinet door makeover. All it takes is a few tools and an afternoon.

What You Need:

  • Latex paint
  • Stainless-steel rods
  • Staples
  • Veneer
  • Wood glue
  • Hardware (if desired)

How to Make It:

  1. Fill any nicks in the door with wood filler.
  2. Lightly sand each door to rough up the entire surface. For already-finished cabinetry, use a bonding primer to ensure new paint will stick.
  3. Paint the door.
  4. Position stainless-steel rods evenly across the door.
  5. Nail small staples over one end of each rod.
  6. Seal veneer and cut into strips.
  7. Wave strips over and under the rods.
  8. Tack down each rod's loose end.
  9. Using wood adhesive, glue the ends of the veneer strips in place.
  10. Cover ends with small wood scraps and clamp until dry. Remove the clamp.
  11. Add hardware if desired.


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