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Want to paint my Oak Cabinets- best filler on market now ?

Posted by owataqt (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 26, 12 at 23:01

Thought I would ask the pros- hate my oak cabinets and want to update my ever so late 90's kitchen. I want white/creamy cabinets

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What is the best and easiest..LOL, grain filler? Or are paints now days for cabinets or primers enough?
Please share any secrets or experiences..
Blessings


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RE: Want to paint my Oak Cabinets- best filler on market now ?

Paints and primers will fill in somewhat as the layers build, but the grain will still be visible, more so if you use a shiny paint, like semi-gloss. Some mind this, some don't and figure it's okay if their painted wood looks like wood. I don't have personal experience with grain filler, but Faron has raved on here about FPE (Fine Paints of Europe) Brushing Putty.


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RE: Want to paint my Oak Cabinets- best filler on market now ?

Thank you for getting back to me.. I will look into that.. is that something you purchase at a store, home depot? or order online?????
I am in the USA... are they in the USA..

huggles


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RE: Want to paint my Oak Cabinets- best filler on market now ?

FPE Brushing Putty
Fine Paints of Europe Retailers

A heavier bodied primer like Benjamin Moore Fresh Start Alkyd Enamel Underbody might be worth consideration, too. It's designed to level well, creating a smooth surface for top-coating with paint, and an oil based primer won't raise the grain the way a latex based primer could.

Here is a link that might be useful: Many recommendations on a Kitchen Forum discussion about painting cabinets


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