Working With What You Have: Reglazing Honey Oak

Working With What You Have: Reglazing Honey Oak

Allison Verdoorn
Oct 11, 2010

We know the knee jerk reactions to honey oak cabinets: paint them white, get new cabinet fronts, remodel the whole room—basically get rid of it! But when you really think about it, oak cabinetry is usually made of high quality wood that shouldn't be tossed aside so easily. So what if you could use what you have already and reglaze those oak cabinets? Find out more beyond the jump.

With a mix of clear glaze and paint, the folks over at Anything Pretty were able to take their bathroom vanity from shiny honey oak to a darker wood finish.

A little elbow grease and sanding took the existing finish off. Then a mixture of 4 parts glaze to 1 part paint topped off with 3 thin layers of polyurethane to protect the finish but minimize the shine completed the transformation.

Find the step by step guide and other tips over at Anything Pretty.

(Images: Anything Pretty)

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