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#1 posted 01-11-2019 06:07 PM

I’ve done most of my cabinets in my home this way, and all of the kitchen cabinets a few times as my wife changes whim of color she wants. I would recommend a good quality latex that has a very high acrylic content. Don’t go with big box store stuff, as they usually have less acrylic content in order to hit price points. I usually get Sherwin Williams from the SW store or actual paint store. And I use a non-yellowing Poly-Acrylic mix as topcoat (accidentally made the mistake of poly over white paint before). Though the yellowing may not be an issue since you say distressed. I’ve even used the rattle cans of topcoat for smaller projects, like https://www.lowes.com/pd/Minwax-Polycrylic-Satin-Water-Based-11-5-fl-oz-Polyurethane/999914219


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