How to update old kitchen furniture

How to update old kitchen furniture

Not seldom it happens so that the condition of kitchen furniture is still ideal, and here its exterior wants to be updated and made more modern. For this purpose expenses of considerable means and the help of experts will not be necessary. It is possible to refresh old kitchen furniture independently.

It is required to you

  • - water;
  • - soda ash;
  • - abrasive paper;
  • - automobile enamel;
  • - standard drills;
  • - doors and front panels for boxes;
  • - PVA glue;
  • - drill;
  • - screw driver;
  • - table-top;
  • - ruler;
  • - saw;
  • - fret saw;
  • - clip with the screw.


1. Begin updating of furniture with replacement of doors and front walls of cabinets. For purchase of necessary elements of facade draw the scheme of furniture cabinets, number them, put the sizes, count quantity of parts and make the list. After all necessary parts are bought, remove old doors from loops. On inside of new doors make marking for the provision of loops, as an example use former door. Drill openings in places of marking, insert into them the drowned loops. Hang up door, fixing loops in turn, since top. For replacement of facade, make marking on new wall, having inserted pricker into opening for screw. Drill the slot, hang up new wall. Put into place boxes. For facing of faces use interline interval. Paste it by means of PVA glue and iron upper part of edge the iron. Clean excess regions of interline interval by means of abrasive paper.

2. To paint the updated doors and front walls wash surfaces solution of soda ash, dry wipe. Paint all necessary elements by means of automobile enamel. Begin painting with deepenings and finish with edges. It is also possible to use decorative cliches and to give to kitchen unique view with the help of original carved accessories.

3. Completion phase in updating of old kitchen furniture, is replacement of table-top. Remove washing from old table-top, disconnect it from curbstone by means of the screw driver, remove old sealant. Apply on new table-top marking of the forthcoming cuts under washing. Drill big opening and insert into it the fret saw, then make cut. Vice with the screw clamp table-top and ruler, adjust table-top longwise by means of saw. Record table-top in the same place and fill in seams with sealant.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team