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  1. Painting
    I'm working (very, very slowly) on the repainting of my turn of the century home in Iowa. I've tried every paint stripping method in the book with varying degrees of success. Today I tried something new: I attached a carbide wheel to my Wagner Paint Eater and went at my wooden garage door (see...
  2. Painting
    I just joined because I am facing a real problem. I asked my house painter to re-coat my deck, thinking and wanting semitransparent stain like what was there. When I came home from work he put down OIL-BASED paint not stain. I was going to try to live with it, but it has already bubbled up in...
  3. Painting
    I'm trying to determine the easiest way to do this. I haven't rented a pressure washer yet so maybe that's the ticket. I've tried both "Citristrip" and a Cabot Wood stripper and waited various amounts of time (15 minutes, 30 miuntes, an hour) the citiristrip says I can wait 24 hours and I...
  4. Painting
    I recently purchased a home that was "professionally" painted over 7 years ago. All of the door hinges were sprayed as they painted. The screws are coated with paint so I cant get the bit in there. How do I remove the paint from top of screws so that I can remove the hinges? I have over a...
  5. Carpentry
    Hi Everyone: I am stripping, sanding, and refinishing a pair of old wood doors. Originally, my wife and I had planned to paint them, so we used PeelAway 1, which discolors wood (PeelAway 7, which does not is significantly more expensive). Well, we stripped the doors and the wood...
  6. Painting
    I foolishly decided to try refinishing a rocking chair myself and now am frustrated!! I have applied semi-paste paint stripper twice now and all I am left with is a VERY sticky sludge that I cannot seem to wipe clean from the wood. Not sure it is even paint? The top paint coat came right off...
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