Month: May 2014

Rotted Wood Repair with Abatron Epoxy

By Scott Sidler

How to repair rotted wood

You live in an old house? Good! Then you have rotted wood and know the frustration and worries it can cause. When a tree is still alive, water is its best friend, but after we turn that tree into lumber, […]

How To Strip Paint (Part 3 Steam Heat)

By Scott Sidler

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This is the last post in our 3 part series on how to strip paint. In the first one, I talked about working with chemical strippers and when and how to use them. Last week, we delved into the world […]

How To Strip Paint (Part 2 Scrape Like a Pro)

By Scott Sidler

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This may be the least exciting method of paint removal, but I have found it to be one of the best ways to remove decades of old paint quickly and cleanly. If you can learn how to strip paint without […]

How To Strip Paint (Part 1 Chemical Strippers)

By Scott Sidler

how-to-strip-paint

I know a lot of you have questions about stripping paint from old woodwork. I know because it’s one of the topics I get emailed about the most. So, I won’t keep you in suspense any longer. There are three […]