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how to remove glued on fabric...

Posted by woollady (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 1, 12 at 19:35

hello,this is my first posting here,hope it is the right place.i inherited an old desk with drawers.the drawers have glued on fabric in them.the drawers smell real bad and i don't like the red color.does anyone know how to remove this fabric from the drawers,i forgot to say that the fabric is felt.thank you for any ideas.


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RE: how to remove glued on fabric...

I hope someone knows the answer to this. I need to remove 1970's flocked wallpaper from cabinet wood door panels and this stuff is on there like cement! I don't think wallpaper remover is going to work.


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RE: how to remove glued on fabric...

This site is for woodworking, but glue is glue, right? It suggests heat and/or steam, so my suggestion is to try using your iron on the felt, using the hottest steam setting. Good luck!

Here is a link that might be useful: Removing old glue


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RE: how to remove glued on fabric...

If all else fails, you might try a bit of Goo-Gone - test in an in conspicuous corner.


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