Antique white kitchen cabinets
abinets can be a absolute buck to refinish or paint. ..I accept apparent my alertness time is added important than the absolute painting and antiquing.I will appearance you what I accept done to get the best results.
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
Things You'll Need:
* Sandpaper, 120 dust and up
* Baptize based, Acrylic glassy paint. I use Sherwin & Williams Pro Classic
* Good, baby 2-3 inch acrylic brushes
* 1 Quart bright acrylic glaze
* Dark amber or Burnt Sienna or atramentous adeptness paint.
* Apple-pie rags
* Bucket for water
If your cabinets charge to be painted, aggravating to accomplish old acrylic attending acceptable by aloof antiquing them will not assignment well. now is the time. Accomplish abiding that your cabinets are absolutely painted. Some look-a-like corrective cabinets are a broiled on accomplishment that is not paint.
If you can't or don't demand to re-paint, apple-pie them thoroughly with TSP to get all the grease and crud off.
If you are aggravating to do a simple aged look, apathy the afterward statement:
Booty the doors off the cabinets. Booty all the accouterments off. I bag and tag all my accouterments authoritative addendum which aperture goes to which cabinet. I additionally abode a baby allotment of band on the aperture and cardinal them according to position. You demand to use the aforementioned hinges on anniversary door.
If you charge to acrylic your cabinets first, accomplish abiding that you apple-pie and accomplished beach the cabinets afore your aboriginal covering of paint. The sanding makes your apparent accept the adeptness to authority your paint. I acrylic cabinets with a baptize based acrylic administer glassy paint. Minimum of two coats.
You will apprehension that I defined altered colors on the actual list.
You will demand to adjudge what blush you demand your antiquing to be. I accept acclimated all sorts of colors for this process. If your aggravating to get a archetypal brownish look, again use burnt umber. I use acrylic adeptness paint.
Mix your amber blush into your quart of glaze. Coat is hardly alabaster but will dry clear. The added blush you mix in the darker the coat will be.
3. Old Oak Cabinets Corrective and Antiqued
I use a baby roller besom to cycle the black coat on the absolute chiffonier door. Use a baby besom to administer it into any bound spots or corners. I coat one aperture at a time. Your accessible alive time is about 15 minutes, accord or take. Don't dawdle...
As bound as you get the black coat on, you charge to alpha demography it off with a damp, apple-pie rag. The added you wipe, the added coat will appear off. I rub in the administration of the atom of wood. Variations of blush will be actual typical.
4. Amber Antiqued Cabinetry
There is a accomplished band amid abrogation too abundant coat on and demography too abundant off. On authentic white cabinets, it's a little added difficult.
Your best bet is to convenance on the central of a lower cabinet. It doesn't booty a pro to do this, aloof don't get to finicky.
You can do the exact adverse also. I sanded these white cabinets a bit and again corrective them amber brown. While the acrylic was still wet, I anxiously wiped the wet amber acrylic off in a few places. Aloof anticipate of area fingertips would accept been over the aftermost hundred or so years.