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How to Reface and Refinish Kitchen Cabinets

DIY expert Paul Ryan shows how to do a kitchen makeover on a budget by refacing old kitchen cabinets with new wood veneer. Do it yourself with these steps.

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Materials

  • wood veneer tape
  • wood putty
  • wood glue
  • masking tape
  • wood stain
  • wood cabinet veneer
  • 5/8" brad nails
  • polyurethane finish

Tools

  • tack cloth
  • tape measure
  • steel square
  • sawhorses
  • utility knife
  • straightedge
  • clamps
  • cordless drill
  • paintbrush
  • sandpaper
  • block plane
  • pneumatic nailer
  • compressor
  • center punch
  • hose
  • sandpaper block

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