I’d love to give you a how-to on Staining Oak Cabinets, but I’d rather leave it to the pros….
House (including Gel Stain details) Refacing (specific details for staining oak) More often than not, the 1980’s / 90’s oak cabinets don’t have hardware (handles or knobs).
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This means that while it might be solid wood if it’s ugly or worn out, it’s not adding value (emotional or monetary) to your home.
Now before we get into the guts n’ the glory, you need to figure out what style of cabinets you have…
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If you don't have a mitre saw, cutting thin strips of pine moulding is easy with a mitre box and backsaw.
The tricky part is making sure that you cut the corners at the correct angles so that everything fits together nicely.
The one person I’ve met (virtually) who did a FAB job is Julie Blanner.
Her cabinets were in FANtastic shape so she kept them ‘as-is’ and chose beautiful hardware and accessories to complement their style.