(Topic ID: 236391)

Patching a cabinet head and matching original color?

By mrbanjo

1 year ago

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  • Latest reply 1 year ago by jasonspoint28
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#1 1 year ago

Have a head that had a big chip in it (3x5)
Routed it to level added a piece, prmered and trying to match that old yellowed white paint.
Any tips? Tried adding a tad yellow, tad sand color...hard to match.
Thinkin about off white with a wet tea bag, coffee grinds etc?

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#2 1 year ago

If you want to match faded paint get a small chip of the paint.Take it to your local Lowes and have them scan it.I have them mix a sample,about $5 and it has worked very well for me.

#3 1 year ago

I've had luck using a Behr Smart Color scanner on my phone. I scan it a few dozen times in different lights and different times of day. I go with the color match that comes up the most. Then go Home Depot and buy a sample. Last time I did it was with a red and the match blended perfectly.

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#4 1 year ago

Got her done

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#5 1 year ago

Looks great!

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