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Old 09-24-2008, 10:53 AM   #1
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Oak Cabinets

I am looking for a quick and easy fix to change the look of oak cabinets. I saw some oak cabinets that looked like they had been covered with a glaze - no color. The result was a softer look with less grain showing in the oak. How was this achieved? What is the required prep? Any other ideas that will hide the oak look without painting?


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Old 09-24-2008, 06:01 PM   #2
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Well...even the glaze would be painted on, so I'm not sure what you are looking for

Most glazes I know of (all of them actually) would still need a coat or two of poly to protect them (they are made for looks not for durability), so you are still talking the same 3 coats you would to paint them

It would just be glaze/poly/poly rather than primer/paint/paint


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