Lovely Dining Room Table with 6 Chairs
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Check the end of the furniture that needs to be repainted. Wax tables and chairs that are very heavy may require light sanding so that the surface becomes easier to receive the paint. The painted surface, if peeled may require sanding or paint removal. Assessing the surface will help in determining the amount of work required. Medium grade sandpaper is likely to be the best for refinishing purposes. Soft sanding will remove most of the wax burning. For painted surfaces, an assessment of the number of coats on the furniture will help in determining the amount of sanding or whether paint removal will be required.
With older furniture, around the beginning of the 20th century, lead paint is used and the removal of lead paint can be a daunting task even with paint eraser chemicals. Most hardware stores carry a full selection of painkillers. In addition to paint removal a person needs sandpaper, steel wool – fine grade, usually 00 or softer. Steel wool will be used to remove paint on hollowed feet and around the carved ornaments on the tables and chairs. Paint brush, cheap variations for paint removal applications. Paper towels, or wipes to remove excess paint residue.
Dining Room Table with 6 Chairs
Newspapers or drop cloths are placed under the work area to protect the work surface. The paint removers are very caustic and will eliminate almost everything related to it, so be very selective if someone chooses to do this task. Also make sure to wear protective clothing and gloves when working with paint remover. Someone wants to work in a well-ventilated area because paint busting is not only flammable but also very toxic. When applying paint remover, follow the instructions carefully how long to leave the paint eraser in contact with the wood surface.
Dry paint removers are also difficult to remove. Allow plenty of time to complete the task of removing paint from the surface of the dining table and chairs. This is not a fast process. After all the unwanted paint is released from the dining table and chairs, lightly sanding the wood surface prepares the wood to accept the new paint to be applied. Choose a higher quality paint brush than used with paint remover. The higher the quality of the paint brush the better the paint will rise on the surface, with the minimal amount of scratches left by the brush. If there is an ornament on the table and chairs, buy a smaller paint brush for use in the area. Paint with granules to reduce brush strokes. Check with hardware stores for various end results or replicable effects in the repainting process. If applying a second coat, make sure the first coat is completely dry before applying a second coat. For a depressed look to the dining table and chair, light sanding after the dry paint will give its effect.