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Posted by Mr. Paint on May 3rd, 2003 10:45 PM
In reply to how to paint formica cabinets by barbara castellano on May 3rd, 2003 09:19 AM [Go to top of thread]

Barbara.........clean you cabinets with alcohol (methyl hydrate - available most anywhere that sells paint). Sand them with 220 grit sandpaper - and damp wipe. You don't want to scratch the surface - just dull the shine.

Apply one coat of Glidden Ultra-Hide Gripper (Use Purdy 3/8" White Dove covers for primer and paint). Let this dry for about 12 hours. Sand again with your 220 paper and damp wipe (or tack rag - again, available most anywhere that sells paint)

Apply two coats (sanding in between)of Glidden Ultra-Hide/Evermore/Ralph Lauren Semi-Gloss in your choice of color.

That should do it!

Mr. Paint

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