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Avoid the dust of sanding. Citristrip Gel. Orange color in plastic bottle. Get a quart, an $0.85 cent throw away brush, a 4 inch scraper (I prefer steel), a 1 inch putty knife, and a cheap plastic bucket. Put the gel on at least an eighth inch tuick on a square foot and leave it for 18-20 hours. It should eaisly scrape off.
if its from the 50's the chances are very high. however, it is region specific often. if you are located in the eastern us or canada, there is a very good chance of it. if you are worried about it, you can remove a small sample and take it to a local health lab or college chemistry lab and have it tested.
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