Antique baby walker

lauradebFebruary 28, 2009

Hello, I am trying to refinish an antique baby walker. It has old peeling chipping blue paint on it. I have tried sanding it down, and have had some success but it is really hard to get all the paint off. I was hoping someone has a suggestion for a quicker and easier way to strip?

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brickeyee

Chemical strippers.
Either the newer ones that are marginally safer or the old standby of methylene chloride stripper.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2009 at 10:32AM
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bobismyuncle

Yes, chemical strippers -- more effective, more efficient, and if there is any chance of lead-based paint being on there, safer than sanding. Just use in a well-ventilated area.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2009 at 2:12PM
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