How we caulk oak kitchen cabinets prior to painting.
If you are painting cabinets that have never been installed or varnished you could paint without sanding however, we NEVER do that!
Before any cabinet painting we always follow these steps in this order.
If you do not follow these steps, the chances paint will chip easier, crack away from the wood are greater.
The Art of Caulking Kitchen Cabinets
Sanding the edges of cabinet doors and drawers requires special attention to detail
When painting honey oak cabinets white, should you take extra steps to fill cracks and fill in the open grain?
Removing the old Pulls (handle) impressions from the old pulls in the wood.
Before any cabinet painting begins... GREASE HAS TO BE REMOVED. De-greasers NEVER WORK. Sand sand sand before you paint.
Paint is paint, it will always chip if you hit it. Painted kitchen cabinets are no different than a car. If you hit a car with a frying pan, the paint will chip!
How to prepare kitchen cabinets for spray painting.