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What's the best way of stripping paint from a wooden door

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by Yukster, 11 Jan 2014.

  1. Yukster

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    I'd like to strip my front door. It has varnish and black gloss painted on. Should I go the Nitromors way or would you recommend stripping with a torch and scraper
     
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    Decent heat gun is better than a liquid stripper in my opinion !
     
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    Agree with Robbie. Even an electric stripper if you don't fancy gas. ( when I first used paint stripper in the mid 70's one coat then did an awful lot of work).
     
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    i dont think nitromors is as good as it used to be, heatgun all the way
     
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    Modern nitromors is absolutely terrible,if you go the paint stripper route I would recommend something much stronger. Last one I used was called starchem synstrip which was really good but that was on metal so would be best to check if its ok to use on wood.
     
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    Anyone else has expereince with paintstrippers? what's better http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VERY-STRO...Material_Paint_Varnish_MJ&hash=item3a89932b76 OR http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VERY-STRO...Material_Paint_Varnish_MJ&hash=item3a89932b76
     
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