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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. 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
  2. 2. Stripping Paint (02:54)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    This cluttered space becomes the ultimate hot rod garage.

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

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

  11. 11. 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...

  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Infrared Paint Stripper

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

  14. 14. Stripping Cabinets (01:18)

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

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

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

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