How to Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

How to Create & Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

Learn how to quickly and easily paint shaker cabinet doors using a Wagner FLEXiO 3000 paint sprayer to provide a smooth, fine finish without brush marks.

Change the look and feel of your kitchen by adding 1x4s to cabinet doors and drawer fronts in a shaker style. This is what the kitchen looked like before.

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

Step 1

Take down your cabinet doors, remove all hardware, and sand them down on to the bare wood front and back.

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

Step 2

Use the pattern in the photo and cut the 1x4s to the needed lengths. Rip the 1x4 thickness in half with a table saw. Attach the 1x4s with wood glue and clamps. Allow time to fully dry.

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

Step 3

Paint the cabinet doors front and back, first with a coat of primer, then two coats of paint with your FLEXiO 3000 sprayer. Allow time to fully dry.

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

Step 4

Follow the same steps to paint the cabinet frames. Paint the cabinets inside and out, first with a coat of primer, then two coats of paint with your FLEXiO 3000 sprayer. Allow time to fully dry.

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

Step 5

Add hardware.

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

Step 6

Reinstall your new shaker style cabinet doors!

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

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