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  1. Interior Wood Finishing
    Anyone here ever stripped wood with a blast pot set up? There are You Tube vids of soda blasting on wood furniture that make it look viable, but someone warned me about problems with soda becoming impregnated in the wood grain and having to subsequently be scrubbed out. I've also heard walnut...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    I'm considering using a dip-strip company on some shutters if I get this bid, because there are a lot of them. (Fortunately not louvered, but still a lot of old, lead paint) Does anybody know a good company, preferably in South-Eastern Connecticut, but realistically anywhere in CT, RI, Mass...
  3. Surface Preparation and Application
    My question is to those of you who've re-stained siding before. I have 2 different jobs I'm looking at right now that have rough cedar lap siding that have been oil-stained/coated. Prepare yourself for a crazy question. If my thinking is totally wrong, I'll accept that and do the right thing. I...
  4. Surface Preparation and Application
    Any suggestions on stripping pine stairs (treads and risers) with white latex base coat and two grey latex enamel top coats and owner desires a clear, natural finish when done? A chemical strip (Stripeze) removes most of the paint but the pine seems to have the pigments left on the surface...
  5. General Painting Discussion
    Just to let you know I tried the Removall 310. The can says that it will remove paint, that you have to apply it with an airless and it will cover 40-70 sq. ft. per gallon. DON'T YOU BELIVE IT!!! I spent $1400.00 to cover 1200 sq. ft. and that's 23 sq. ft. per gallon and had to use a zero degree...
  6. General Painting Discussion
    Hi- We are in the middle of remodeling our kitchen in a 22 year old house, and recently finished stripping the cabinets (maple plywood faces). We made some changes to the cabinet layout, and have a few bare areas that need to be filled in with new wood. Unfortunately with patching in new wood...
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