Painting new cabinets


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Old 05-13-18, 01:00 PM
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Painting new cabinets

We made new cabinets and a table out of 3/4" plywood. They've been primed & painted with of Behr's alkyd semi gloss enamel (2 coats of each). What we didn't do was sand between the coats 😒. My questions are: is it too late to sand then apply another coat of enamel to get out the lines in the wood (see photo)? What type of urethane, if any, would give the tops a smooth finish? Thanks
 
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Old 05-14-18, 02:36 AM
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Yes you can sand and apply another coat of finish. Sanding will smooth the paint but won't get rid of the grain. That would take filler and it's a little late for that. Generally it isn't recommended or needed to apply poly over enamel paint.
 
 

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