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Old 12-11-2008, 06:36 PM   #1
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what is the type of paint used on cabinets? i know it's sprayed and dries to a satin sheen and fills nicely. the cabinet guys call it cabinet paint.
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Oh yea, cabinet paint....good stuff

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If I hadn't sniffed so many of the fumes, I'd be able to spell it for you.

We use laquer.
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I use Pre-catalyzed lacquer for most stuff...
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can you tint laq? is this the nitrocellulose stuff or like car paint (i didn't think car paint was laq anymore) so where can i get this stuff?
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Your in Chatham, go to Ricciardi's in Maplewood and ask them. They have everything that your looking for. Do yourself a favor and don't go in asking for what a guy calls "cabinet paint"
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Your in Chatham, go to Ricciardi's in Maplewood and ask them. They have everything that your looking for. Do yourself a favor and don't go in asking for what a guy calls "cabinet paint"
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cabinet paint.......lol.

I am currently using Sherwood pre~cat lacquer on swamp ash cabinets. If you are looking for a tinted lacquer check out M.L. Campbell, I have used their black lacquer in the past and it was a dream.

cabinet paint.....chuckle.

For the interiors I am using All Surface Enamel also from Sherwin Williams, I am trying to keep the materials we are using confined to one source.
You can use the All Surface Enamel on the exteriors, however I have found that Dulamel from Benjamin Moore offers a fabulous finish for painted cabinets.

cabinet paint
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When I paint cabinets I use a nice primer like XIM and use Porter Paints Glyptex Semi Gloss for the finish coat. Works great and lasts along time. very durable and great look.
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Porter has an alright exterior mastic product.

Oh yeah, and pretty cool orange buckets.


Can't think of anything else really...
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cabinet paint.......lol.

I am currently using Sherwood pre~cat lacquer on swamp ash cabinets. If you are looking for a tinted lacquer check out M.L. Campbell, I have used their black lacquer in the past and it was a dream.

cabinet paint.....chuckle.

For the interiors I am using All Surface Enamel also from Sherwin Williams, I am trying to keep the materials we are using confined to one source.
You can use the All Surface Enamel on the exteriors, however I have found that Dulamel from Benjamin Moore offers a fabulous finish for painted cabinets.

cabinet paint
.....oh the humanity.
i'll have to experiment with that... when my dignity heals... thanks wise
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LOL.

Hope they finish up nicely!

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I've used Mirrolac speed from ICI. It's an alkyd paint with a water vehicle for multiple coating in a day. Comes in multiple sheens, dries to a hard alkyd finish and their gloss you can see your reflection in.
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Cabinet Coat by Insl-x
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what is the type of paint used on cabinets? i know it's sprayed and dries to a satin sheen and fills nicely. the cabinet guys call it cabinet paint.
Oil based and latex paints aren't acceptable cabinet grade coatings. Generally, in the solvent family you can use a good quality precatalyzed lacquer, a post catalyzed lacquer, conversion varnish, 2pak polyurtehane and polyester.

Traditional lacquer (nitrocellulose, CAB or acrylic lacquers) aren't durable enough. They don't hold up well to repeated exposure to grime, oils, heat, moisture and detergents. The same is so with some precats.

The rest of the high tech coatings give much better performance with regard to exposure of many chemicals and moisture.

At a minimum I'm comfortable with a catalyzed lacquer.

The downside of high tech coatings is the degree to which they can be repaired or reversed completely (stripped with chemicals instead of having to resort to mechanically abrading off the film).

There's pluses and minuses in everything. Everything requires a cost/benefit analysis and that's what making good choices is all about.
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Don't use paint - use lacquer! You can have it tinted to any color to get a nice finish and a solid feel. If you want the cabinets to still look like they have been stained...there are some other techniques that we use. Shading! see our site for free info. www.armadillobros.com
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most Sherman Williams commercial stores should be able to get pre cat lacquer in any of the SW colors. Its there Sherwood product
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Sherwin Williams has a full line of standard and precat lacquers. I think they can tint them for you also.

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