Enamel Finishing Process

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  1. Kitchens by Foremost hand selects the finest North American lumber.
  2. The first layer of primer is applied and properly cured in a high temperature oven. Surfaces are then meticulously hand sanded in preparation for finishing. Dust particles are blown, brushed, and wiped away by hand.
  3. The second layer of primer is applied and properly cured. The surface is then hand sanded, and dust particles are removed with careful attention.
  4. The first layer of paint sealer is applied and properly cured. Again, the surface is hand sanded and is cleared of all remaining dust particles.
  5. The second layer of paint sealer is applied and properly cured in a high temperature oven.
  6. When a Brush premium finish is selected:
    • A wood block is wrapped in sand paper and gently rubbed on the door front to create brush lines on the face of the surface.
    • A full wipe glaze is applied to fill the brush lines. Excess glaze is wiped away, and the remaining glaze is properly cured.
  7. The first layer of AC sealer is applied, and then properly cured.
  8. When a full wipe glaze or highlight premium finish is selected:
    • The chosen glaze is carefully wiped over the door. Excess glaze is wiped away, and the remaining glaze is cured.
    • Surfaces are then meticulously hand sanded in preparation for the final top coat. Dust particles are blown, brushed, and wiped away by hand.
  9. The final layer AC top coat with UV inhibitors is sprayed on by hand, and then properly cured in a high temperature oven.
  10. The product is continuously monitored for quality and inspected for finish consistency. Gloss levels are checked using a sheen meter.
  11. Product arrives at the final stages of manufacturing by way of overhead lines and staging carts, providing the most protection possible.

Stain Finishing Process

  1. Kitchens by Foremost hand selects the finest North American lumber.
  2. All surfaces are meticulously hand sanded with fine grit sand paper to provide the ideal canvas for the finishing process.
  3. Dust particles are blown, brushed and wiped by hand from the surface prior to each step of the finish process.
  4. Depending on stain color, we utilize a specially formulated, two or three step color process to achieve the final color. First, a no wipe hand sprayed grain-enhancing dye stain is applied to enhance the natural characteristics of the wood.
  5. A no wipe hand sprayed pigmented stain is applied to soften and add a rich feel to the first stain coat.
  6. Depending on final stain color, a third no wipe hand sprayed pigmented stain may be applied to complete the color process.
  7. Product is then oven dried at specific times and temperatures before moving on to the first sealer coat.
  8. An environmentally conscious AC sealer is hand sprayed, then properly cured in a high temperature oven.
  9. Product is seal sanded by hand in preparation for a second sealer coat.
  10. A second coat of AC sealer is hand sprayed, then properly cured in a high temperature oven.
  11. Product is seal sanded by hand a second time in preparation for a top coat.
  12. A third dense coat of AC top coat with UV inhibitors is sprayed on by hand, then properly cured in a high temperature oven, providing a durable finish and pulling all the color from the multi step color process to the surface.
  13. The product is continuously monitored for quality and inspected for finish consistency. Gloss levels are checked using a sheen meter.
  14. Product arrives at the final stages of manufacturing by way of overhead lines and staging carts, providing the most protection possible.
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