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How to Remove Paint from Metal and Wicker

To strip paint from wicker and metal, you'll need to use different stripping techniques than those used for stripping paint from wood.

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Top 32 Stripping Projects

  1. 1. Restoring Painted Wood Trim (00:02:11)

    Nicole shows how to restore painted wood trim to its original beauty.

  2. 2. Professional Refinishing Tips (03:38)

    Learn time-saving techniques and clean-up tricks for stripping projects.

  3. 3. How to Remove Old Paint and Varnish

    Stripping away old paint or varnish doesn't have to be an impossible task. Follow tips from the experts on how to strip away old paint...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. Protecting Weather Stripping (00:00:23)

    Extend the life of the rubber seal around your doors with this easy trick.

  5. 5. Stripping Paint From Furniture (02:44)

    Removing paint from wooden furniture is easy with these great tips.

  6. 6. How to Remove Paint with Chemical Strippers

    Learn how to remove paint from wood by using a chemical stripper or varnish remover.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. Stripping Wicker and Metal (03:41)

    Strip away layers of built-up paint on wicker and old metal furniture

  8. 8. Paint-Stripper Basics

    Whether it's removing paint from baseboards and trim, or removing the varnish from furniture, chemical strippers can help you do the jo...

  9. 9. Weatherstripping (00:53)

    Seal gaps around doors and windows with weatherstripping to save energy.

  10. 10. Infrared Paint Stripper

    DIY Network makes stripping paint easy with an infrared paint stripper that softens paint for a quick and painless removal.

  11. 11. How to Remove Paint Using Chemicals

    Chemical strippers can make paint removal easier, but it's essential that you follow proper procedures and take safety precautions.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 12. Stripping Away Old Finishes (06:08)

    Everything you need to know about stripping furniture.

  13. 13. Smart Strip Paint Remover (01:01)

    Smart Strip removes 15 layers of paint fast, easily -- and without fumes.

  14. 14. How to Remove Paint and Reveal the Natural Wood

    A dresser gets stripped with liquid paint remover to reveal its natural pine color, then stamped with small suns to add character to th...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Using an Environmentally Friendly Paint Stripper

    DIY experts discuss environmentally friendly paint strippers, which take a little longer to do the job but are safer for the user and t...

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