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Preparing Wooden Surfaces (part 3)Stripping Using A Blowtorch

Posted by john Donnelly on December 2, 2013 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Decorating Preparation Process:

Preparing Wooden Surfaces (part 3)

Stripping using a blowtorch

 

A blowtorch can be used on an old paint surface.

 

Keeping it a short distance, approximately 50mm (2 inches) from the surface and moving around, the paint should blister.

 

Then using a scraper or sha...

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Preparing Wooden Surfaces

Posted by john Donnelly on December 2, 2013 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Decorating Process Preparing Wooden Surfaces

Decorating Process Preparing Wooden Surfaces intro

Preparing Wooden Surfaces (part 1)

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Preparing Wooden Surfaces (part 2) Stripping using chemical strippers

Posted by john Donnelly on December 2, 2013 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Decorating Preparation Process: Preparing Wooden Surfaces(part 2)

Stripping using chemical strippers

There is a variety of chemical strippers available falling into two main categories.

 

The liquid or gel form,

consisting of a methylene chloride base or the paste form consisting of a caustic base. They have to be carefully spread over the surface and th...

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