Denatured alcohol test - oil vs. latex

kimcocoJune 20, 2011

I tested a table I'll be painting. The denatured alcohol easily removed the two top layers of paint when I rubbed with a cloth. The third layer, and orange layer, does nothing and looks shiny and new when I rub with denatured alcohol.

So are the top two layers oil based paint and the bottom layer latex, or is it the opposite? I forget which is which.

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Denatured alcohol will remove latex and shellac based paint but will do nothing to oil based paint.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2011 at 7:22PM
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