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Project by Earlextech posted 1092 days ago 1359 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

European style, painted maple cabinetry. His and hers sides with different needs including electricity, vanity sitting area, laundry hamper pullouts, full extension self closing under-mount drawer slides, solid surface counters with integral sinks. Water-base white lacquer, sprayed of course with HVLP.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 1092 days ago

Well done very clean.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Tim_456

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#2 posted 50 days ago

Very nicely done! Impressive!

What type of paint are you using? I’ve recently purchased an Earlex 5500 and i’m looking to paint up my first project but I have no idea what paint to use.
Thanks!

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Earlextech

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#3 posted 49 days ago

Tim – I used Aquacoat.com waterborne white top coat! Sprayed with my 5500 using the 1.5mm needle set.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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#4 posted 49 days ago

Earlextech, thanks for the response. Can that aquacoat be colored if I don’t want white? Also, is there any way paint from a big box store (or Sherwin Willliams?) be used to get a finish like that?

Thanks!

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Earlextech

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#5 posted 48 days ago

Aquacoat makes a clear coat that you can tint with trans-tint yourself.
No you will not get a finish like that using latex paint. You can get a lacquer from SW and tint it in a similar fashion.
There are many waterborn finish manufacturers that you can look into. Waterborn works great with HVLP systems.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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#6 posted 47 days ago

thanks for the advice Earlextech :D it has been trouble finding advice on paints. every book and site talks about thinning paint but no one gives actual brands. They are always generic non-specific answers that really don’t help. Thanks for putting me on the right path.

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