How do I refinish cabinets with gel stains?

Answer On One Hand: To Darken CabinetsYou can brush on a gel stain to darken the cabinets. Simply prepare the cabinets like you would for a regular painting by sanding and cleaning them. Skip the primer, ... Read More »

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How to Refinish Cabinets With Paint?

Dark and dated kitchen cabinets can get a new lease on life with a few coats of paint. Refinishing cabinets with paint is much faster than refinishing cabinets with wood stain and polyurethane. Pre... Read More »

How do I refinish kitchen cabinets with wood?

If it is time for a kitchen makeover, you will save money by refinishing the old wood cabinets, as opposed to replacing them. New cabinets for the kitchen are costly. Odds are if you do the refinis... Read More »

How do I refinish kitchen cabinets with mineral spirits?

Prepping the CabinetsRemove the hinges holding the doors to the cabinets by turning the screws counterclockwise with a screwdriver. Remove all knobs by taking out the screw located on the inside of... Read More »

How do I refinish oak cabinets?

Stripping and SandingSpread paint stripper on the cabinet with a paintbrush. Let it sit for an hour or 2, then scrape it off with a paint scraper. Wash the cabinet with a solvent, such as paint thi... Read More »