To apply staining cabinets darker from mahogany, starting with empty cabinets and lift some shelves out of the cabinets. Remove the cabinet doors to unscrew the door hinges. Sand the flat surfaces of cabinets and doors with 150 sandpaper to smooth the surface and dull the existing paint. Brush paint remover over the areas of cabinets and doors you cannot access with sandpaper with a 2-inch sash brush. Leave the paint remover to lift the old stain of wood.
Remove the paint residue with a sparkle if you used a paint remover. Be careful not to accidentally punch wood with the edges of the knife. Screw the cabinets down with steel rolls dipped in white spirit and let them dry. Scrubbing the cabinets down removes any remaining residues from the old paint as well as chemical remnants left of the paint remover. Wash the cabinet with a mild detergent and rinse with water and a sponge. Apply a gel stain to cabinets and doors with the frame brush if the staining cabinets darker you want are made of pine.
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Wear rubber gloves and respiratory equipment and work in a well-ventilated area when exercising the gel stain. Brush a coat with a bee on the cabinets with the frame brush and wipe the excess stain out of the cabinets with a lint-free cloth. Let the stain dry, and then use more coats until the desired darkness of staining cabinets darker is reached. Brush a coat of polyurethane finish with the brush frame. Allow the finish to dry, then light sand the surface with 150 sandpaper. Apply a second coat and again light sand surface with sandpaper. Apply a final coat with a finish. Do not sand the last coat.