This means that the colour of them is VITAL to their survival if you are hoping to appeal to the masses.Via The Distressed Fleur de Lis I’d love to give you a how-to on Staining Oak Cabinets, but I’d rather leave it to the pro’s….House (including Gel Stain details) Refacing (specific details for staining oak) More often than not, the 1980’s / 90’s oak cabinets don’t have hardware (handles or knobs).

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the test of time and only after 30 years of wear and tear do they need some love.

Via AB Custom Designs Which brings us to this post – How to Update Oak / Wood Cabinets.

When it comes to wood ‘things’ I usually defer to my favourite saying So, if you are truly wanting to ‘update’, then you’ll want to restain with a darker, more modern stain colour OR neutralize it with a lighter, more natural stain that doesn’t have the orange/yellow tone.

Realistically, most homeowners (if you have resale in mind) are looking for a more subtle look that is offered by maple, cherry, espresso or painted cabinets.

Source – Nest for Less This photo shows crown molding on cabinets. 3″) that is attached to the bottom part of your upper cabinets – where you would hang under cabinet lighting.

It increases the visual height of your cabinets, gives them a custom profile and offers the opportunity to hide under-cabinet lighting.

While it’s not easy-peasy to do, it’s still manageable for the average homeowner or a semi-capable handyman.

Craftsman Style hardware is great and works ESPECIALLY well with oak cabinets (raised panel).

For Cathedral style doors you’ll want to choose hardware that has slightly softer lines.