Cabinet Refresh

Refresh your old, outdated cabinets with these looks using GF products. 

Join General Finishes FREE Cabinet Refinishing Course at https://gf.video/Intro-To-Cabinet-Refresh-Course. Featuring 18 action-packed, fast-paced lessons with tooltips, technique ideas, and dozens of downloads. This course is geared for all skill levels - beginners, intermediates, and advancing professionals. 

Coastal Blue Water Based Milk Paint

Blue Moon Water Based Milk Paint

Twilight Water Based Milk Paint

Empire Gray Water Based Milk Paint

Persian Blue Water Based Milk Paint

Antique White Water Based Milk Paint

Perfect Gray Water Based Milk Paint

Patina Green Water Based Milk Paint

Snow White Water Based Milk Paint

Gulf Stream Blue Water Based Milk Paint

Reverent Gray Water Based Milk Paint

Seagull Gray Water Based Milk Paint

Left to Right: 

Perfect Gray, Empire Gray, Seagull Gray, Reverent GrayThak, Antique White,Snow White

Left to Right: 

Coastal Blue, Patina Green, Gulf Stream Blue, Blue Moon, Persian Blue

Left to Right:

Patina Green, Gulf Stream Blue, Persian Blue

Left to Right: 

Twilight, Coastal Blue, Blue Moon, Perfect Gray,Seagull Gray

From left to right: 

Twilight, Coastal Blue, Blue Moon, Gulf Stream, Persian Blue, Patina Green Milk Paints

This door refinished with 1 coat of General Finishes Burnt Umber Water Based Enduro Ready-To-Match Stain with 2 coats of General Finishes Water Based Enduro-Var II Topcoat, Gloss.

This door has been refinished with 1 coat of General Finishes Burnt Umber Water Based Enduro Ready-To-Match Stain with 2 coats of General Finishes Water Based Enduro-Var II Topcoat, Gloss.

Add depth and dimension to the details of your stained project with Glaze Effects!

Watch tutorial video here: https://bit.ly/GFVideoHowToApplyGlazeOverWaterBasedStain

1 coat Early American Water Based Stain over 1 coat Light Borwn Dye Stain, sealed with High performance Topcoat, satin

Appy additional coats if a darker color is desired. 

 

1 coat Java Gel Stain, dry brushed

Learn how to dry brush gel stain in these videos: 

http://bit.ly/VideoGFDryBrushGelStainCabinets

http://bit.ly/VideoGFUpdateExistingCabinetsGelStain

Dark Chocolate Milk Paint over an existing finish, sealed with High Performance Topcoat, satin

 

 

1 coat Nutmeg Gel Stain, dry brushed.  

Learn how to dry brush Gel Stain in these videos:

http://bit.ly/VideoGFUpdateExistingCabinetsGelStain

http://bit.ly/VideoGFDryBrushGelStainCabinets

When layering water-based and oil-based products, increase the dry time:

  • Water over oil: Let oil-based...

1 coat Brown Mahogany Gel Stain, dry drushed, sealed with High Performance Topcoat satin

Learn how to dry brush Gel Stain in these videos: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgX5yE5rUbo&t=272s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jin60_yOEGM&t=22s

When layering water-based and oil-based products...

1 coat Java Gel Stain applied over 1 coat Yellow Dye Stain, sealed with High Performance Topcoat satin

Apply additional coats if darker color is desired.

When layering water-based and oil-based products, increase the dry time:

  • Water over oil: Let oil-based products dry 72+hrs
  • Oil over water: Let water-based products dry 24+hrs

1 coat Java Gel Stain over 1 coat Amber Dye Stain, sealed with High Performace Topcoat, satin

Apply additional coats to acheive desired color. 

When layering water-based and oil-based products, increase the dry time:

  • Water over oil: Let oil-based products dry 72+hrs
  • Oil over water: Let water-based products dry 24+hrs

2 coats of Brown Mahogany Gel Stain, dry brushed, sealed with High Performance Topcoat in satin

Learn how to dry brush gel stain in these videos: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgX5yE5rUbo&t=272s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jin60_yOEGM

 

Persian Blue Milk Paint over Raw Wood (Example shown is over Maple)

Supplied Needed: 

Persian Blue Milk Paint

Vaseline

Shop Towels

Chip Brushes

1. Generously apply vaseline to the places you want the paint to resist

2. Apply Persian Blue Milk Paint with your brush and allow to dry completely. 

3. Gently wipe the areas where you applied the Vaseline to reveal the "chipped" appearance

4. Seal with 2-3 coats of High...

Achieve this warm tone by layering GF Walnut Water Based Stain over GF Vintage Cherry Dye Stain. 

Shown: 1 coat of Walnut over Vintage Cherry sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin

Add additional coats to acheive desired color

2 coats of Nutmeg Gel Stain, dry brushed, sealed with High Performance Satin

Watch this video to learn how to dry brush gel stain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jin60_yOEGM

Add 1 additional coat if a darker color is desired

Layer GF Nutmeg Gel Stain over Amber Dye Stain for a warm look

Shown: 1 coat Nutmeg over 1 coat Amber, sealed with High Performance Topcoat, satin

Add additional coats to achieve desired color

Persian Blue Milk Paint over Raw Wood then topped with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. (Example shown is over Maple)

Supplied Needed: 

Persian Blue Milk Paint

Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects

Vaseline

Shop Towels

Chip Brushes

1. Generously apply vaseline to the places you want the paint to resist

2. Apply Persian Blue Milk Paint with your brush and allow to dry completely. 

3. Gently wipe the areas where you applied the...