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February 20, 2012
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I'm not actually doing it myself, but trying to give some guidance to the cabinet finisher. What sort of tint would you add? A bit of white? Or gray?
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I'd get them to do some samples. It's a bit about personal preference, and each cut of wood will be a little different. I like a bit of Burnt Umber as a tint. But definitely approve a sample before getting them to spray everything. If you're paying decent money for custom cabinets, it's a pretty routine thing to have done (We do that for all our clients). :-)
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January 31, 2011
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the cabinets were custom made of rift sawn white oak
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