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  1. #1
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    Mar 2009

    Default Repainting Cabinets

    Would like to repaint old cabinets that have a "hard plastic veneer-like surface. Will paint adhere to them?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    San Diego, CA

    Default Re: Repainting Cabinets

    It sounds like you have a plastic laminate surface like Formica or something. You'll need to really do a great job of sanding them. Scratch them up uniformly and you may be able to get a good finish. Dings will probably show up a little more often than if you had a wood base to work with because the plastic is hard. I assume this is an economical thing that you're trying to accomplish until you can do something a little better but will cost more. This will buy you some time.

    Good Luck.

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