Kitchen cabinet painter Wandsworth: I was contacted by clients Tom & Elaine who had a beautiful house in Wandsworth, who had a country style oak kitchen made 15 years ago that now looked tired. After a few discussions on colours they decided on Purbeck Stone for the kitchen and utility, and Hague Blue for the island.Kitchen cabinet painter Wandsworth
With an oak kitchen it’s very important to degrease the kitchen first. Firstly, remove any chemicals and secondly it leaves a really clean surface to sand down.Kitchen cabinet painter Wandsworth
hand painting oak kitchens
The images below were sent by the client. They also show how dark the kitchen looked
The completed kitchen below
Once sanded I filled all imperfections with an epoxy resin filler. Before priming I sealed all knots with knotting and a shellac based sealer. On oak kitchens the next stage is the most important, the priming coat. For the primer I used Otex adhesion primer, it’s really important to use an adhesion primer on oak or pine kitchens or you stand a good chance the paint will start to pickle over time.
Dismantling the cabinets
To get the best possible finish you have to dismantle all the doors and drawers, removing all handles and hinges, making it very easy to prepare and paint the doors to get the perfect flawless finish. The next step is to take it back to my workshop to prepare and paint.
If you have a bespoke painted kitchen or a wooden kitchen that you would like to get a price for. Please get in touch for a free no obligation quote.hand painting oak kitchens
What we need!hand painted kitchens wandsworth
- We need to see each run of cabinets to allow us to count up the doors, drawers and decor panels etc.
- A close up shot of any type of damage.
- Mention to us if you want to change handles.
- Let is know if you are considering new worktops.
Kitchen cabinet painter Wandsworth
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