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Old 08-08-2011, 06:16 PM   #1
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peeling off paint from kitchen cabinets

I have wood kitchen cabinets from which I want to peel off the paint and then stain them- to give the look of wood again . Is this something possibe to do? Please reply if you have one. Thanks


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Old 08-09-2011, 03:20 AM   #2
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Darn near impossible,IMO, the paint gets into the wood too far. MAJOR sanding would be required and even then probably not enough.


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Welcome G, I agree with Chris. While it's not impossible, it's impractical--it would very time consuming and costly. Another option, also costly, would be to have them wood grained, a decorative technique where painted surface is made to look like wood.
What color are they now and what do you hope for them to look like after treatment?
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