Cabinet refacing is when you give your kitchen cabinets a new look by replacing the front facing hardware but leaving the cabinetry framework in place.
Kitchen cabinet doors refinishing. You simply cover the cabinet face frame with self sticking wood veneer and the end panels with 1 4 in. Always apply finishing materials in a well ventilated area. Cabinet refacing has been around for a long time essentially it is wood veneering on steroids but cabinet refacing as a cottage industry is new.
Your kitchen layout remains the exact same and the cabinets remain in location so you avoid the inconveniences related to significant restoration and demolition. We found a wide selection of decorative glass at a local stained glass supply store and chose a crossreeded pattern. How to refinish kitchen cabinets step 1.
Applying a contrasting finish or color is a quick and inexpensive way to change the look of your kitchen. All it takes is a little elbow grease and you ll have a whole new look for your kitchen. December 2017 repainting mdf doors in a kitchen in didsbury.
Overview of refacing cabinets. Refinishing is a great way to get a fresh new real wood look to your kitchen cabinets that you just can t get with paint. The main difference is that refaced cabinets have a look that is new but the cabinet boxes and therefore the entire cabinet layout are not new.
December 2017 bringing an old kitchen back to life in romiley. The project is about changing cabinet door and drawer fronts and veneering the exterior of the cabinet boxes. Your kitchen layout stays the same and the existing cabinets remain in place so you avoid the inconveniences of a major renovation while still getting a noticeable.
For this refinishing cabinets project we purchased 16 cabinet doors and eight drawer fronts along with new hinges. Cabinet refacing is a cost efficient way to give your kitchen an entire makeover. Refacing cabinets is a quick and easy way to change the look of your kitchen without the mess and expense of a complete remodeling.
It s easy and convenient and almost fool proof as a diy project. Kitchen cabinet refacing is a cost effective way to give your kitchen a whole new look by replacing cabinet door and drawer fronts and veneering the exterior of the cabinet boxes. Keep the following safety tips in mind when you add moulding.
Before you do any refinishing macfarlane recommends starting this project by thoroughly scrubbing your kitchen cabinetry. A selection of my recent kitchen door refinishing projects. You can refinish cabinet doors with kitchen cabinet crown molding.
The glass fronted cabinet doors were replaced with solid panels.