Any varnish applied over the original stain kitchen cabinets will be peeled before sanding the closets. The task is great, but can be easily accomplished with the patience and the right tools. Paint remover is messy and can ruin floors and counters. Secure the canvas with tape to hold them in place. Apply a thick layer of paint remover to your cabinets. Apply paint remover using a brush.
Remove all paint using a scraper. Scraper working tip under the coating and start pulling it from the wood surface. Use a rag to wipe off excess varnish scraper. Repeat for the rest of the cabinets. Arena cabinets thoroughly to remove the stain. Use a palm sander, available in most stores home improvement, sand all to reach stain kitchen cabinets.
Wipe new spot in your choice of color. Dip a cloth or brush on the stain and rub on the cabinet. Wipe off excess with a clean cloth. Allow the stain to dry. Apply a topcoat to protect your cabinets. From water-based polyurethane is a good choice because it is easy to apply and safe for the environment. Apply polyurethane using a good quality paint brush. Paint stain kitchen cabinets in two or three thin layers of polyurethane.