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Safety Precautions for Chemical Strippers

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

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Top 19 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. 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
  3. 3. Franmar Soy Gel (01:20)

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

  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Stripping Old Finishes

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

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. Smart Strip Paint Remover (01:01)

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

  7. 7. How to Remove Texture from the Wall

    Learn how to properly remove texture from the wall and then smooth out the rough spots with dry wall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Salvaging Cabinets (01:56)

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

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

    This cluttered space becomes the ultimate hot rod garage.

  11. 11. Stripping Paint (02:54)

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

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

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

  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Stripping Paint From Furniture (02:44)

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

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

    Here are the DIY Basics on staining a banister.

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