Strip and Refinish Chalk Painted Furniture
Chalk painted furniture – Painted furniture can begin to look unsightly due to everyday wear, resulting in the need to strip and refinish the piece. Regardless, stripping paint from wood and lacquer furniture is a relatively easy project that requires a few simple supplies and a little patience.
Strip and refinish chalk painted furniture, many strippers chemicals are corrosive and emit strong, toxic fumes. Remove any hardware such as drawer pulls, knobs or metal decorative pieces of furniture. Most of these products are easily removed with a screwdriver. Spread one or more plastic dust sheet under the furniture depending on the size of the furniture you are working on. Cover your hands, eyes, nose and mouth with rubber gloves, goggles and a filter mask.
Strip and refinish chalk painted furniture, Apply liquid paint stripper to furniture with a small brush, brush in one direction. Smooth the surface of furniture steel wool. Wipe dust left by the steel wool pad with a clean cloth. Brush the wood stain on furniture with a small sponge brush. Let the stain sit for 2 to 3 minutes, or as directed by the manufacturer’s instructions carefully to soak into the wood. Wipe off excess stain off the furniture with clean paper towels. Continue to tarnish, sit and dry until all the furniture is covered with wood stain. Let the wood stain to dry overnight.