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.

DIFFICULTY: Hard

Overview

Change the look and feel of your kitchen by adding 1x4s to cabinet doors and drawer fronts in a shaker style.

Before

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors

After

How to Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors
1

Remove cabinet doors

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
2

Add 1 x 4s

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
3

Paint cabinet doors

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
4

Paint cabinet frames

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
5

Add hardware

How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors
6

Install doors

Reinstall your new shaker style cabinet doors!

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How to Create and Paint Shaker Cabinet Doors
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