Stripping paint with a sand blaster?

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  1. Oct 17, 2011 #1

    howlnmad

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    I have a late 1800's home with a wrap around screened in front porch. The ceiling is bead board and chipping/peeling. I am looking for comments on using a sand blaster with fine crushed walnut. Any comments or suggestions?
    Thanks in advance.

    Bill
     
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    sand or walnuts may prove to be too abrasive.

    Look into dry ice blasting.

    WARNING: You may be dealing with lead based paint.
     
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    Dry ice blastimg? That's something I've never heard of but will definetly do some research on.
    I am aware of the lead possibilities. I have been stripping the outside using a heat gun and wearing a resporator and suit. Thank you for the idea and the warning.
     

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