Quantcast Figure 4-27. The Various Ways To Remove Paint From Wood - Part 3

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RECOMMENDED?
SAFETY
METHOD
LIMITATIONS
CONSIDERATIONS
GOOD FOR
CHEMICAL METHODS
ORGANIC
Yes
Stripping fine furniture; large-scale
Expensive not good for start-and-stop
Need plenty of ventilation. Eye and
SOLVENTS
production stripping; window
projects. Very messy; difficult cleanup
skin protection required.
(e.g. Methylene
muntins; cleanup after heat tools.
and disposal.
chloride strippers)
LYE
No
Removes large amount of paint
Raises grain; may also change color of
Eye and skin protection required.
at low cost.
the wood. Prolonged soaking may
damage wood.
CANNED
OK
Messy; may raise the grain.
Can be especially useful in
Eye and skin protection required.
POWDER
removing old casein and milk
STRIPPERS
paints.
PEEL-AWAY
No
Messy; slow-acting raises the grain;
Eye and skin protection required.
Can be used to strip paint from
BLANKET
blanket must be washed to be re-used.
softwood woodwork.
Wood must be neutralized with vinegar.
GENERAL SAFETY NOTES:
2 When using any heat tool, such as an electric heat plate or electric heat
1. Assume that any house built before 1950 has one or more layers of lead-containing
paint. The scrapings, dust, and sludge from paint removal operations should be
gun, be sure to keep fire extinguisher handy.
treated as poisonous material. Local environmental regulations may dictate how to
safely dispose of lead-containing paint scrapings.
Figure 4-27. The Various Ways To Remove Paint From Wood - Part 3
(Source: The Old House Journal)





 


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