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How to Paint a Kitchen Cabinet Built-In

"We have lots to do when we host a party at home. The FLEXiO paint sprayer helped us get our kitchen cabinets painted in a short time so we can have everything ready for our guests." Richard and Lisa Bisson

DIFFICULTY: Medium

Overview

Company's coming - An upcoming family Hanukkah or Christmas party means getting the new kitchen cabinet built-in painted and styled. Just days before hosting family and friends for their yearly holiday party, homeowners Richard and Lisa Bisson have only one dilemma facing them: the inside and outside of their new kitchen cabinet built-in perfectly painted and styled for their gathering. Enter the FLEXiO paint sprayer by Wagner and two hours on a mid-December afternoon.

MISSION: Seamlessly paint and display new kitchen cabinets before company comes.

Before

After

Built In Kitchen Cabinet
1

Remove doors

Remove cabinet doors and set them up in an open space like a basement or work room on top of a paint cloth.

Paint Sprayer for doors
2

Spray doors

Spray both sides of the doors with an even coat of paint using the FLEXiO paint sprayer. Let dry and repeat.

Painting Cabinet Doors with a Wagner Paint Sprayer
3

Drape floor

Drape the floor in front of the built-in with a paint cloth and spray the interior of the unit.

Unpainted Built-in kitchen cabinet
4

Tape and spray

Tape off any areas that abut walls with painter's tape.

Spray and let it dry thoroughly.

Painting Kitchen Cabinet with Wagner Paint Sprayer
5

Additional coats

Apply additional coats to achieve the look you desire.

Painting Kitchen cabinets with a paint sprayer
6

Custom creation

Lisa and Richard's project was a custom creation, merging new materials with vintage doors and hardware.

Built-in kitchen cabinet painted
7

Flawless finish with no brush marks

The final coat of paint truly unified the piece. A beautiful finish was imperative in the completion of the project.

Painted kitchen cabinet painted and styled
8

Fill and decorate

Just a day before the party, Lisa was able to fill it with her favorite accents and Christmas décor, but it truly seemed like the finished piece has been in service for years.

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