Find a Store Print. August 7, at 8: Here are tips and advice to make it all go smoothly. Sandpaper Basics Power sanders are great for smoothing large surfaces, but for sanding tough areas, a sheet of sandpaper is best. Turns out the paint stripper we bought needed only minutes of standing. I will bookmark your weblog and test once more right here regularly. Tape all edges shut or seal in heavy-duty trash bags for disposal.
Stripping Painted Furniture: The Garbage Bag Trick
I will be pinning this to keep it handy for when I am ready to work on the chair. Well, does no good when the painter neglects something like this. If possible, keep work surface horizontal. Wash your hands after use. But maybe the chemical stripper makes sanding unnecessary? So happy I could help Laura! But these tools are bulky see example, above and hard to use in tight spaces.
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As you progress, keep re-applying the stripper to keep the entire surface wet and workable. I have an old wooden door that I want to strip. It's especially toxic to children, whose developing brains are more sensitive to its effects. I will be pinning this to keep it handy for when I am ready to work on the chair.
Furniture Refinishing & Restoration
Description: Also, keep in mind that these products don't work as fast as the really harsh stuff, so you may need to leave them on furniture for longer, or wrap coated furniture in wax paper or newspaper to help the stripper penetrate the finish. This site is best viewed using the latest version of Internet Explorer. We have only used poly-stripa and the smell limits you to using it outdoors in fairly good weather so, less than half the year up here. Thanks for posting, this info is invaluable!