Advice 1: How to paint veneer

Increasingly, you can find furniture, doors and Windows of the veneer. Look products fine, but only as long as they are new. But if you ceased to arrange the appearance of furniture, you should not send it to the trash. To refresh the finish, you can by yourself or in a workshop.
How to paint veneer
You will need
  • - varnish or paint;
  • - fine emery sandpaper;
  • - stain;
  • - brush and roller.
Instruction
1
Prepare the furniture to the paint work. Remove any elements which could get the paint. If they cannot remove, cover them in cellophane (like food).
2
Remove the old coating by using abrasive cloth with a fine spray. If the paint layer is thick enough, then use coarse sandpaper. The procedure is quite long and troublesome, but using the grinder to facilitate labor is not necessary. It will damage the veneer, as for the high revs can cause depressions in the material.
3
If sometimes there are burrs or gouges, then primed them, then level the wood putty. Wait until it fully dries, then lightly sand with sandpaper.
4
Stir the stain and apply two coats until the color is smooth and rich. If you use latex or enamel paint, to give a tint is not necessary.
5
If you decide to stain the veneer of paint, apply it in several layers. With the varnish a bit more complicated. Apply the first coat, let it dry. If some places stick out "splinters", remove them with sandpaper.
6
Cover the veneer with a second layer of varnish with a roller – so the coating is smooth. Be careful to avoid drips, wipe them will be very difficult. This would be a good prokatyvaja cushion in a special tray.
7
Ensure that in the process of drying of the coating to keep dust and other impurities, otherwise, you have to come all the way staining of veneer from the start.
8
In about 1-2 days screw all the removed elements. Doing it early is undesirable, as the varnish dries for 48 hours.
Useful advice
If you have expensive furniture veneer, do not try to restore independently. Call the experts of this field, or give the product to the shop.

Advice 2: How to paint kitchen cabinets

You decided to give a "second life" the old sturdy kitchen thing. Quick and easy it can refresh with the staining. Kitchen furniture is often subjected to various chemical influences, so the acrylic paints and varnishes should be avoided. Other coating materials have a very strong smell, so you need to work in a room with a window open or good ventilation.
How to paint kitchen cabinets
You will need
  • alkyd or enamel topcoats;
  • - sandpaper;
  • - primer;
  • - the roller and brush;
  • - glibal.
Instruction
1
Decide what color will your future kitchen. Are you ready to change the curtains, the upholstery in the soft area. How will be combined different useful things that are exposed in plain sight in the new painted surface. Better to solve these issues at home, then in the shop, you will either buy a ready-alkyd paint, or tinted it in the chosen color from the experts.
2
Remove the facades on all lockers. To paint without streaks, you need to work on a horizontal surface. The side panel of furniture can be painted in place, tucked under the cabinets wrap or newspaper, then you do not have to scrub the damn floor from the spray. Those places that are non-staining, seal with masking tape.
3
Unscrew from the front handles and hinges. If the door has glass, try to pull them out. Either put the glass on the newspaper and secure it with masking tape at the perimeter to the paint leaked.
4
Attach a fine-grained emery paper in a special holder or wrap it a small bar, not to hurt your fingers when sanding the kitchen units. Framed part and non-removable decorative elements of grind, pressing the sandpaper with your fingers or attach it to the rail. If the doors are MDF wrap, catch her in the corner and remove from the entire surface before the treatment skin.
5
Prime the furniture. If your fronts plastic surface, pay attention to special primer for plastics. For wooden doors and MDF Board suitable conventional primer under the paint.
6
Paint large surfaces velour roller or spray gun. But when working with a sprayer takes a little practice, pre-practice on junk boards. For painting of the sides of the headset and facades you can use enamel in the cans. They have a strong smell, volatile and require work in a respirator.
7
Creating a beautiful and complex painted surfaces, use a glaze. To do this, purchase a transparent paint – glibal. It can be the same color as the paint on the kitchen, and can be very different. Please note the instructions for use pisali. It indicates how much time you have to create a decorative pattern while the transparent paint dries. The glazing can do a textured roller or a dry brush, a crumpled piece of plastic. When using pisali for painting kitchen furniture to secure the result needed a finishing Polish.
8
Dry facades and side walls. Screw handles and hinges. Assemble furniture.
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