Brush putty over painted cabinet doors?

whisperingwillowMarch 22, 2012

I am going to be repainting my cabinets soon. The previous owners painted them first. The cabinets are pickled oak (I can see why they painted them). They left the swatch behind so I know they used BM. I took a door off and went to the store to find out what finish they used because these cabinets have been extremely durable (the kitchen was painted 6 yrs ago). They did a distressed finish and I want to go with plain white. The store told me it is an oil finish and to go with that agin. Even though they did a good job painting, the grain shows through. So I am wondering if I can use Brush putty even though they are already painted?

Thoughts?

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Faron79

YES you can!

Scuff-sand first and remove all dust.
Now you're ready for the BP.
It can be a tedious process, but it's worth it!

Faron

    Bookmark   March 22, 2012 at 1:18AM
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whisperingwillow

Cool thanks Faron! I just learned of this stuff a couple of days ago. Where do I get it?

    Bookmark   March 22, 2012 at 1:22AM
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Faron79

Check out a thread on this forum I did back in Jan.?!

Check out their site below...
NOT cheap, but wonderful to work with!!

Faron

Here is a link that might be useful: Fine Paints of Europe info....

    Bookmark   March 22, 2012 at 1:42AM
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whisperingwillow

I see there are no stores in my area so I have to order it. The previous owners did a distressed beat up look. Ugh. So I have to fill in some intended nicks. This stuff might really work on that too.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2012 at 1:47AM
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