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Old 05-15-2013, 12:30 AM   #1
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We are moving into a new home and cant afford a kitchen remodel. I hate the cabinets in there and want to give them a better look. The current cabinets are laminate with a raised white washed wood border. I would like to add crown moulding or frame the insides of the cabinets or add beadboard. Can this be done?

I would use the cabinet system that you paint them white and then glaze them.
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Those are covered with a slick laminate over brittle particle board---

Glue won't stick and nails won't hold---sorry, but the doors need replacing--

Are the boxes solid enough to warrant the expense?

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Those are the cheapest Merrilet cabinets they sell, I'm not sure there even worth buying new doors for.
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I do agree with the other guys. Having said that I also understand budget considerations.
Yes you can get new doors sized for each cabinet.
If you want crown moulding you will need to make the top doors shorter and add filler pieces then put on the crown.
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