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We bought an old house. The cabinets have many coats of old paint and the wood grains is very wavy and raised. What can I do to make them smooth. I do not mind painted wood. I just do not like the wavy raised finish. It is too expensive to replace the doors.

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When you say "wavy and raised" do you mean a little on the surface or real lifting of layers in a plywood? (If you are not sure, if it's 1/16" or more, it's probably lifted layers.) –  bib Aug 3 '13 at 16:36
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This would be a great question to post some pictures :) (if you've got some that can show the waviness) –  John Smith Aug 3 '13 at 18:24
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