Updating metal kitchen cabinets
Then go back to the hook area, and run the artist brush over the pooled paint. Second, the pooled paint is more tacky than fresh paint, which makes it easier to stick to the top of the hook.
The two materials these 80’s kitchen cabinets are made from take paint differently.
But what about the hooked part of the grab bar, and the thin cabinet frame?
Zinsser B-I-N primer, which is shellac based, stopped tannin bleed amazingly well.Melamine cabinets with oak trim were a popular style back when I was a kid. I’ll show you how to update melamine kitchen cabinets with paint and new hardware to give them a brand new look. I’ve even provided a handy checklist with additional tips, so you can enjoy your new kitchen sooner and with less mistakes.We’ve made a few changes to our kitchen to improve the flow and storage situation.A good primer will cover up the oak, and prevent the tannins from seeping to the surface.I started painting the cabinet frames first, and didn’t prime the oak side panels first. The white turned an orangey-yellow as it dried, and it took 4 coats to cover it up.
I used a 3/4″ wide artist paint brush to get into the hook and along the edges of the doors and cabinet trim.