Measure and mark where to cut. Make thin cuts 1/6th of an inch deep using a track saw or circular saw. Lightly sand the entire door.
Fill that gap with a fast-drying putty, and fill the entire line. When it is dry, sand it down and cut a new line. You don’t want to cut on the same spot again because the putty likely won’t hold up to a new cut.
I wanted deep dark doors, so I chose to use Deep Well by Valspar. It’s a very deep, almost black colour with blue undertones.
Each side of your doors will require two coats of paint.
If you find that your doors are not fitting exactly as they used to, take a chisel and chisel out any of the excess paint in the hinge locations, and re-install your door.
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