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What is the best paint to paint for painting a cabinet


By balboarules

4 years ago



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  • Latest reply 4 years ago by balboarules
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    #1 4 years ago

    I am going to attempt to do my first full re-decal, I am going to sand it down and prime and paint it, what would you say is the best type of paint to use since I am going to put cabinet decals over it when I am done.. what paint of paint should I put over the primer for best results, also does color really matter since decals are going over all of it? I am thinking black since the inside of the cabinet is black.

    Thanks guys!

    Steve
    Balboarules

    #2 4 years ago

    I used rustoleum in spray can it does matter the color because you may have a tiny bit of you cabinet exposed where the decal is trimmed. My first game I painted the whole cabinet and its a lot of work my second game I just painted the egdes like the factory did and it came out great

    #3 4 years ago

    Very good tip there, just paint the edges, thank you for that, that will save time!

    #4 4 years ago

    Also my first game I painted the whole cabinet because I installed decals using wet method .The second game I did dry method and find it works great and I will only use dry method now.

    #5 4 years ago

    I am NOT ready for dry method, def going to be the wet method!!

    #6 4 years ago

    Well if your doing the wet method you will need to seal or paint cabinet.Theres pages of debate about both methods I found the wet method to be a lot more prep work. Also it was a pain trying to keep decal aligned while trying to squeeze out liquid and get rid of air bubbles

    #7 4 years ago

    Can you use say latex paint?

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