What to Know Before You Begin Your Project
While the results speak for themselves, I will be very frank upfront: this project was not quick, nor was it an easy one. I wanted a professional look that would buy us years to save up for a full kitchen remodel. I was not looking for a quick solution.
Oak Cabinet Painting Questions Answered
You can hide the grain on oak cabinets with a thin layer of Drydex wall spackle. I go through the process of exactly how it works in the tutorial below. Before we dive in, there’s one thing I really want to emphasize. I truly feel that filling in the grain is what made this project so successful. I know that step is the hardest.
How to Paint Oak Cabinets and Hide the Grain Step-By-Step Tutorial
Make sure you gather everything from the list above. Trust me that you won’t be wanting to make a trip to the hardware store partway through the project!
Quick Reference (and Printable) Painted Oak Cabinets Tutorial
You can print the card below as a quick reference while you’re completing the project, but make sure to read the steps above for an in-depth explanation. If you love this project, please don’t forget to come back and leave a five-star review!
How to Paint Oak Cabinets and Hide the Grain
Follow my proven process for how to paint oak cabinets and hide the grain to achieve a completely smooth and professional finish.