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Old 09-02-2008, 05:41 AM  
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Default Varnish/Stain stripper

Hello, I want to strip my door jams threw out the house and re-stain the jams and replace the outside trim. There is some wall paint and it appears to have polyurethane then a stain or varnish. This is an old house but it appears that the doors have never been refinished maybe just toped with polyurethane. My question is what stripper/remover is good? The jams are not going to be removed so I need something thick. I not worried about the smell because nobody lives there. I also need something I donít have to order maybe something from Lowes or Home Depot.


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Old 09-03-2008, 08:35 PM  
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Citrustrip. It's just thick enough to stick but you may want to reapply it if it dries or just strip small areas, then go back and recoat/wipe down the entire door jam to blend it all in before you prep for stain and finish.
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