Video Tutorial #1

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To determine the square footage of your cabinetry, see the diagram on the back of the cabinet transformations package, or use the online calculator at Rust-Oleum website. If these measurements exceed the coverage stated on your kit package (100 sqft) you’ll need to purchase an additional kit.

The cabinet transformation system includes d Glosser bond code decorative glaze protective topcoat decorative glazing cloths scrub pads stir sticks an instructional pamphlet and DVD.

  1. Begin by creating a workstation in your kitchen
  2. Tarp on your floor and cover your countertops and the walls around your cabinets
  3. Remove all of your doors and drawers
  4. Put all your Hardware in separate number of cups or bags.
  5. Create a workspace also lay a tarp on the floor and surrounding area. (basement or garage)
  1. Clean and degloss
    • No sanding or priming
    • Ensures maximum adhesion
    • Complete this step thoroughly
  2. Wipe with damp rag
  3. Finish with dry rag
  4. Dry for 1hr
  1. Fill in plastic wood putty in the spot that needs repair.
  2. Let dry and sand flush the surrounding area.
  1. Begin by taping the inside edges of each cabinet
  2. Thoroughly stirring the bond coat with a stir stick
  3. Wipe the cabinet one more time using a dry lint-free cloth
  4. Use a two inch angled or straight synthetic paintbrush to achieve professional results
  5. Use up and down brush strokes on the cabinet sides and vertical styles
  6. Use side-to-side brush strokes on the horizontal rails
  7. Wait for 2-3 hrs for the first coat to dry and apply a 2nd coat
  1. Drive to drywall screws into a two-by-four set up two of these on your work table to support each door
  2. Use a two inch angled or straight synthetic paintbrush to apply, back side first
  3. Four inside corners -> sides -> center panel -> outter sides
  4. Go back with light finishing strobes
  5. Apply the second coats for the back after dry
  6. Dry for 2-3 hrs
  7. Paint the front (follow 1-6)
  1. Use a synthetic brush or foam brush to apply
  2. Use two pieces of decorative glazing cloths to wipe off the glaze
  3. Experiment until you achieve the look you want
  4. Apply the same for all doors, drawers and cabinet frames
  5. Leave for 8 hrs before top coating
  1. Thoroughly mix the top coat
  2. Use a 2 inch straight or angled synthetic paintbrush apply an even coat of protective topcoat
  3. Once the protective topcoat is completely dry carefully inspect, touch up if needed
  4. Dry over night for 12 and put back the cabinet doors and drawers

Video Tutorial #2

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