sanding wood

10 Nov 2005
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Hi everyone, my first post.

Probably be around here for a while as we've just bought our first place and I seem to be taking on a lot of jobs I never thought i'd ever do! Nothing too tasking so far, but still, picking up a hammer seems a big achievment for me :LOL:

anyway... I seem to be spending far too long sanding the paint off my bathroom woodwork. The side of the bath is made of vertical wooden pieces, and I am trying to think of an easy way of getting in the grooves between the pieces. I cant afford to spend a lot right now, so I am just wondering whether anyone here can recommend a simple solution?

I have tried a hot air paint stripper, but this seems to soften the wood which is no good. I did the rest with an electric sander which is ok for the flat parts, I just need something to get in the awkward areas.

Any ideas people?
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If the wooden peices are Toungue and groove, it might be easier and cheaper to replace them. It really wouldn't cost much prob about a tenner.

failing that, a small pointed sander?
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