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A good quality methylene chloride chemical stripper should do the trick: messy, toxic, carcinogen, but very effective. Follow directions (ventilation, respirator, protective clothing). Use wet/dry sandpaper to remove lingering paint then buff with an electric buffer. It will come out nice. Then you can polish with car wax to protect and prevent surface ...


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Sanding will leave irregular sworls all over the cabinets. Blasting will leave that shiny metal with a matte finish. Chemicals may or may not be rough on your lungs & hands & the carpet in the living room. Although it falls under "chemicals", try brake fluid first. Really. It's very effective as a paint remover, and its fumes and dermal effects are ...


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The third picture tells the story. Working from the outside, disengage the knife latches on the right side (the picture shows one near the top but there are usually two), then slide the screen to the left to clear the the frame from the right-side channel. Then pull down, out of the upper channel. The frames are aluminum and sometimes get stuck due to ...


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There are definitely pain removers out there at the local hardware. They have lots of fumes though so you'll want to be ventilated (:


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Hi I had the same issue and some similar thoughts. I tried the drilling out process with and extended drill spade bit, But could not drill all of the post out. In the end I was able to remove all of the remainder by driving a stainless steel tube down the hole cutting the rotten post out a chunk at a time. Then sliding another smaller tube down the middle of ...



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