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How to Remove Paint with Chemical Strippers

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

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Top 32 Stripping Projects

  1. 1. 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...

  2. 2. Franmar Soy Gel (01:20)

    Check out this eco-friendly solution to stripping paint from surfaces.

  3. 3. Staining a Banister (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on staining a banister.

  4. 4. Stripping Wicker and Metal (03:41)

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

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

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

  6. 6. Best Electrical Wire Stripper (00:55)

    Take a look at a great wire stripping tool that is a snap to use.

  7. 7. Salvaging Cabinets (01:56)

    Matt Martin and his mother give advice on how to salvage kitchen cabinets.

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

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

  9. 9. Safety Precautions for Chemical Strippers

    Learn the proper techniques and materials needed to safely remove old finishes from wooden furniture and antiques.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 10. Smart Strip Paint Remover (01:01)

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

  11. 11. Chemical Furniture Strippers (06:13)

    Learn techniques for stripping finishes with methylene chloride.

  12. 12. Protecting Weather Stripping (00:00:23)

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

  13. 13. Stripping Away Old Finishes (06:08)

    Everything you need to know about stripping furniture.

  14. 14. Window Maintenance Manual (02:01)

    Keep your windows clean and well-maintained with these simple strategies.

  15. 15. Stripping Old Finishes

    Learn the proper techniques for stripping old finishes, from experts at DIY Network.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
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