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topic 4526

Removal for antique carvings

(2000)

I am refinishing an antique oak head board. Any suggestions to speed up the removal around the carvings. I am spending hours on this thing. After I put the stripper on and let it wait the required amount of time it says to remove it with water. This simply turns into a sticky gluelike mess. I am using Dad's stripper and it says to remove with either water or mineral spirits [linked by editor to product info at Amazon]. Help.

Annie Johns
- Bethel, Pennsylvania. usa



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