I've purchased this cabinet recently and would like to know if there is a way to paint it white?

It is described as:

Frame Material: Hardwood

Wood Finish: Painted

Finish: Painted

Picture of cabinet
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Remove the doors and all hardware, if you can remove the glass that is even better; if not just mask the glass. Take a fine grit sandpaper like 320 and sand everything that is black to scuff up the finish (you don't want to paint on a finish). Get a few cans of white spray paint in whatever finish you want and start spaying. In multiple light coats allowing time to dry between coats and in a well ventilated area. Most paints nowadays spays included shouldn't need a primer.

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  • Do I have to sand it ? How much do I sand, should the black paint completely disappear before I start spraying white ? – Ved Jul 12 '12 at 4:21
  • If you don't sand, definitely go with a primer. Actually, I'd suggest a primer anyways just to help cover the black. – DA01 Jul 12 '12 at 4:57

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