AW Extra 9/19/13 – Successful Stripping

Successful Stripping

You can do it safely and effectively. Here's how.

By Michael
Dresdner

Let's face it; stripping wood is a
drag.We approach it knowing it’s a
difficult, messy job, but hoping we can
reclaim a jewel from the muck. Knowing
what to use and how to use it is essential
to success. Here’s a run through of the
three basic types of strippers and how to
use them safely and effectively.

 

Safety First

It’s impossible to talk about stripping
without talking about safety. Some strippers require less protection than others,
but always err on the side of safety and
follow these guidelines: