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John

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11-12-2013 02:37 PM

Topic tags/keywords: painting refurbishing

These are some school chairs and have either a poly finish or varnish. They aren’t that old so I’‘m thinking a poly finish. My wife sanded on of the chairs but that didn’t get all the finish off.
I have some citrus stripper, but it is hard to ventilate the garage/shop this time of year. Any suggestions for a DIY stripper that doesn’t have the fumes? Thanks.

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John

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11-15-2013 02:09 PM

Doesn’t anybody read the forum?

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Charlottergreenberg

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01-24-2014 06:45 AM

Stripping furniture can make a huge difference in a piece of furniture.. It is not … It didn’t take long to see the finish start to. I used the … I have a round oak pedestal table with an orangey undertone.

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allenfoster

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10-04-2015 12:11 PM

Use fine sanding and coat it with poly-finish, they will return to their best unique and almost new look.

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MarcioWilges

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10-13-2015 03:53 AM

I second the sanding for removals work. You can easily get all the remnants removed with a sander. It would help if we could see the design of the chairs that you’re working on. It might help us to recommend something a little more specific to the situation.

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dbray45

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10-13-2015 11:21 AM

If they were actually school furniture they have a pre-cat finish on them. Sanding or having them chemically done would be the way to go.

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