painting oil enamel over laquer


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Old 09-24-00, 06:50 PM
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I am repainting kitchen cabinets that have been laquered.What steps should i take to repaint with oil enamel?
 
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Old 09-26-00, 10:05 PM
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Paint and lacquer don't always mix (some are incompatible coatings). Painting over polyurethane is a no no. Do an acid test: scuff sand an area, apply the oil and wait a
week or two. If problems develop, the cabinets must be stripped. Otherwise clean scuff, prime and paint.
 
 

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