Wood Repair & Refinishing

Wood Repair & Refinishing

Old House Journal’s compendium of articles about repairing and refinishing wood in old houses, including glazing, painting, wood sash repair, and molding repair and replication.


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How to Strip Paint From Woodwork

Stripping paint from woodwork is on the list of most-hated restoration jobs. It’s among the most hazardous, too. Fortunately, you no longer have to strip door casings or painted balusters with such hazardous chemicals as methylene chloride, nor should you blast them with high heat. Recent years have brought gentler methods that are just as effective, safer for DIYers, and easier on the wood itself.

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