15+ Staining Oak Cabinets Without Sanding Pics. Use this group to share ideas. Welcome to the designaholic community!
These are the most common, and they work well, bringing out the natural beauty of oak wood. Not all staining projects require sanding, especially if you purchase new, already sanded cabinets. Now restaining an existing cabinet meant having to sand it down first and nope, i was not doing that!
The oak cabinets in our rental house originally looked cheap and generic, and they also brought out the ugly yellow hue of the countertops.
A contractor once told me that it was almost as expensive to paint cabinets as it was to buy let me show you how to paint laminate kitchen cabinets the right way without sanding. I was wondering if anyone has refinished oak without staining and what process was used to achieve good results. Given your project, this sounds like a good choice. Skipping the sanding step is ok if you're making a change from one newly painted surface to make sure your primer is designed for use on cabinetry (instead of plaster walls).