Painting-oak-cabinets-with-milk-paint, in summary, here are the steps to follow for milk painting previously finished oak cabinets… to complete this project which consisted of 14 cabinets/drawers, i used less than 2 quarts of milk paint + bonding agent, wax and tough coat.   the product went far.   essentially we gave these cabinets an entirely new look for under $100.. Milk-painted upper cabinets, cherry bases. the milk paint is a custom mix of colors from the old fashioned milk paint company. i applied two coats of oil-based polyurethane by brush. this photo was taken after the kitchen had been in use for 12 years., i’ve been gone from blogging for sooooo long that i seriously had to relearn how to upoad a photo! no joke. the last 6 months have been a wild, amazing, scary, crazy ride. i’d like to think that things have started to slow down a bit but i’d be lying if i told you that. however ... read more about painting kitchen cabinets with general finishes milk paint.

Give the second coat of primer 4 hours to dry before you move on to the milk paint. the general finishes milk paint  is by far the easiest product that i have ever used. if you have primed correctly and thick enough, one coat of milk paint will almost be enough., the milk paint itself does well (in my experience) without a topcoat functionally, but the poly gives it a nice bit of sheen. when painting antique white over oak or similar colors- i apply at least 4 coats to get good coverage..

Before starting my kitchen transformation, i read tons of general finishes milk paint reviews. i was skeptical since every review i found was glowing… but most of them were sponsored. after a lot of research, i decided to try the milk paint for my kitchen makeover., back in october, i decided to paint my kitchen island with milk paint, and it truly was the easiest experience i have ever had painting cabinets. i am sure some of you are curious to see how they are holding up, so i wanted to give you a follow-up report. for a little refresher, here […].

Learn about our proven process for how to paint oak cabinets and hide the grain to achieve a completely smooth and professional finish. in the past, i’ve talked about how to paint a room, my favorite room painting essentials, some of my go-to paint colors, and how to choose a cohesive whole house color i’m going to share my updated tutorial for how to paint oak cabinets and ...