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11-02-2015 06:34 PM

Cutting a Face Frame in Place - Cabinet Above Refrigerator - 9 replies

I am refreshing my kitchen and painting my cabinets white. My fridge arrived and I knew it was going to be just slightly taller than the cabinet above so I need to decide on a way to cut down the face frame a bit. The face frame on the bottom of the cabinet is just over 1/2” and my hope is to take nearly all of it off. I am painting the ca...

10-26-2015 08:21 PM

Zinsser Shellac Stain Block Primer-Odor/Dry Time/Application???Help - 11 replies

I’m repainting my old oak dark stained kitchen cabinets. After 1 coat of Insl-X Stix primer, and 2 coasts of Cabinet Coat paint, I am getting bleed through on certain areas of the style profile, and where the style profile meets the panel. The guys at my local Benjamin Moore dealer said they never saw stain bleed through like that after 3/...

10-19-2015 12:54 PM

What HVLP/Airless Sprayer to use?-Painting Cabinets with Insl-X Cabinet Coat Enamel - 8 replies

I am painting dark finished oak kitchen cabinets and from what I’ve read, it seems an HVLP is more ideal than an Airless so I will talk HVLP, unless someone recommends otherwise. I want to invest in a nice small hvlp type sprayer that i can use on this cabinet repainting project, and in other DIY projects around the house. I was hoping ...

07-20-2015 03:21 PM

Painting Kitchen Cabinets-Oak in Dark Walnut-Tips Needed-Please Help - 10 replies

My wife and I want to freshen up our kitchen and I want to consider painting our cabinets. They are a dark walnut stain and I believe the wood is oak. They have deep grain in some areas so I’m aware that they will never be smooth and the grain will always show, but I would like the paint job to be top notch. The construction is top notch, ...

07-05-2013 04:43 AM

Cutting Notches without Dado Blades? - 19 replies

I’m building a pergola and have to cut a bunch of notches into lumber. I don’t have a dado blade. Think I could do these with a circular saw by setting the depth and then making a bunch of slices, and then clean up with a chisel? I’m either using 2X6 lumber, or 2X8 lumber and will be cutting about a 1/3 of the way throug...

11-03-2010 06:13 AM

Plans for Built-In Closet Organizers? Pictures Anyone? - 1 reply

I’m totally new to LumberJocks, but am glad I found this community. I’ve been planning on building a custom built-in setup in a small room we will be using as a walk-in closet and was wondering if anyone has any plans or pictures of what they’ve done? At first my wife wanted to get an Ikea setup and I entertained the idea...

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