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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. Stripping Paint From Furniture (02:44)

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

  2. 2. Stripping Cabinets (01:18)

    Jenny and Cave Wilson give advice on how to strip cabinets.

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

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

  4. 4. 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.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Window Maintenance Manual (02:01)

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

  7. 7. Hot Rod Garage (20:00)

    This cluttered space becomes the ultimate hot rod garage.

  8. 8. 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...

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

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

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

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

  11. 11. Stripping Paint (02:54)

    Brad Staggs reveals how easy it is to strip paint off an old door knob.

  12. 12. Infrared Paint Stripper

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

  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Best Electrical Wire Stripper (00:55)

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

  15. 15. Wallpaper Stripping System (03:14)

    If the usual methods don't work, try a wallpaper stripping system.

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