- Clean Cabinets. Put on a pair of rubber gloves and wipe cabinet faces with a damp rag to remove surface dirt.
- Sand Edges. Using a sanding block wrapped in 80-grit sandpaper, sand raised edges and corners of each cabinet door and/or opening.
- Apply Antiquing Glaze.
- Smooth Finish.
- Darken Edges.
- Remove Excess Glaze.
How do you antique paint cabinets?
How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets to Look Antique
- Deciding The Base Color:
- Choosing The Antique Stain Color:
- Clean The Cabinet:
- Prep the doors.
- Clean – Dampen some cotton rags and wipe the cabinet faces to remove any surface dirt.
- Sand – Smooth down the cabinet surface until the wood underneath looks dull.
- Sanding The Edges:
- Paint The Base Color:
How do you antique white finish on wood?
How to do it
- Step 1 Prep the Surface. Place your piece on top of a drop cloth and lightly sand the wood to create a rough surface.
- Step 2 Apply Base Paint. Using your darkest shade of paint, apply a first coat to the furniture.
- Step 3 Create a Paint Wash.
- Step 4 Apply Top Layer.
- Step 5 Distress Edges.
What kind of paint do you use to paint cabinets?
Here are seven cabinet paint brands that you can count on to produce a rock-hard, smooth, self-leveling surface.
- Farrow & Ball Full Gloss Paint.
- Benjamin Moore Advance Interior Satin Paint.
- Fine Paints of Europe Eurolux Acrylic Paint.
- Valspar Cabinet Enamel Semi-Gloss Latex Interior Paint.