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FAQ -- Modifications -- Paint/Stain Matching

Dishwasher Drawer Matching IKEA Finishes Rangetop Modification Tip Out Tray Windowseat/Bench Edge Banding

 

Q. I'm trying to match paint/stain to the IKEA cabinets.  Is anyone having any luck with this? 

A. Absolutely!  

KNOWN MATCHES

Adel White Olympic High Gloss White 76003 (also Base-2), 101-+1, 114-2. 116-0+2 Quart

Stat/Applad/Lidingo White Benjamin Moore "Simply White"

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White oak very lightly rubbed with dilute ammonia, then given two coats of Varathane satin floor finish

Adel Medium Brown 
To Stain Pine Crown Moulding:
1 coat of prestain wood condition (brand not important)
4 coats ZAR Salem Maple #110 with 12-24 hour wait time in between. Use #0000 and a tack cloth in between coats once dry.
1 coat ZAR Interior Polyurethane in Clear Antique Flat
 
OR:
Behr Eurocolor Water-Based Wood Stain in European cherry
 
OR:
White Birch veneer edge banding with General Finishes' Gel Stain in Candlelite.  Apply one generous coat -- one coat is too light, 2 coats are too dark.  Excess wipes up easily. 

Duvbo Behr Premium Plus interior semi-gloss enamel base - Ultra Pure White #3050. Here's what the custom color label says:

Colorant                           OZ    48     96
AX   PERM YELLOW      1      5       1
B     LAMP BLACK          0      28     0
I      BROWN OXIDE        0      28     0

See also Edge Banding

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