Question: Our eight-year old kitchen cabinets need refinishing, and I would like to use a water-based finish. Is that a good choice? If so, can I apply it over the existing finish? (I’m not sure if that’s water- or oil-based.) Or must I strip or sand down to the bare wood first?
-- Jack Henz , Temecul , California ,
Answer: Water-based wood finishes are being used increasi...