Getting a brand-new kitchen that provides the ultimate comfort can be done by replacing the cabinets. But it is definitely not an overnight fix. You’re going to need lots of time and bucks to get new cabinets.
Why do you have to spend a lot of time replacing your cabinets if you can do it in just a weekend or even a couple of hours? You don’t need to replace them all. You will just add a twist, instead. If you are longing for a new look for your kitchen without breaking a sweat and costing you a fortune, just keep watching this video since I’ve got 10 mind-blowing DIY kitchen cabinets refacing ideas. As always, this list is compiled for you by simphome.
To reface your cabinets using wood veneer, you need to remove the cabinet doors and drawer fronts first. Then, clean the surfaces thoroughly using denatured alcohol. After that, scuff it using sanding sponge before cleaning it using the alcohol again.
Measure the surface of the cabinets meticulously because you’re going to bring that measurement to the veneers. Cut the veneers according to the measurement you made. Then, carefully apply the veneer to the surface of the cabinets.
Don’t press it too hard so you can realign it when you make a mistake. But if you are sure that it fits well, you can press it using the veneer tool firmly for a good bond and smooth finish. And don’t forget to reinstall the cabinet doors back.
Using warm soapy water, wash off the cabinet doors. Rinse it off and dry it. Once they are dry well, you can begin to set the wallpaper on them after you soak the wallpaper in a little water in a flat container. You may need a stiff brush when setting the wallpaper to avoid any unwanted air bubbles trapped behind it.
After that, apply the chalkboard paint using a paintbrush. Let it dry before scuffing it using a 220-grid sanding block. For a better result, you can apply two more coats of the chalkboard paint. Don’t forget to sand it down between the coats. Get a chalk and rub the side of it over the chalkboard.
The first thing you can do is to assemble the 1x3s to form a door with Z at the front part. Then, you can install is to the cabinets. Add the hinges and pulls.
If you want your cabinets to look more modern and sleeker, just ditch the hinges. Well, it’s impossible, though. Let’s try to hide them, instead. So, let’s go for overlay hinges. By installing these kinds of hinges, you will get cabinets with clean and sleek surface.
Begin this project with measuring the woods. Then, cut them to length. Make the dados. Cut the tongue of the woods so they can fit the dados you made. Then, try to assemble the pieces to see whether they fit perfectly. If you’re satisfied with it, begin to apply the glue to the pieces.
The way to install this wire mesh is almost the same as the way you make shaker cabinet doors. You can also add colored or patterned fabric behind the mesh to make the doors look prettier.
Again, why do you have to spend lots of money to get new cabinets? You can get some frosted glasses in the hardware store near you and make the frosted-glass doors yourself.
Those are 10 fabulous DIY kitchen cabinets refacing ideas that you can try at home. Get a new look and new joy from your new kitchen. Whether they are small kitchen or big. And the best thing is you can still salt away your money.