If you have an old piece of wooden furniture, don’t throw it away just because it has stains and varnish that ruin its beautiful appearance. Purchasing a new piece of wooden furniture is expensive. Save your money by restoring your old wooden furniture. You can simply remove the stain and varnish to make your old furniture look better. How to remove stain and varnish from wood is easy. Here are some steps to do.
Buy a varnish remover that doesn’t contain paraffin when you are going to a home improvement store. Paraffin is highly toxic and not quite effective in removing varnish from wood. Choose the one labeled as eater rinsing or wash away because it allows you to not scraping the wax once it has been applied. How to remove stain and varnish from wood can be started by removing any handles hinges or locks from the wood furniture. Wipe down your furniture using a wet sponge or cloth and tear off any pieces of tape or upholstery. After that, place your furniture on top of plastic tarp or cloth in an area that offers a lot of space to work. If possible, you can do it outside since varnish remover produce toxic smells. Open all windows during your work. Dip a paintbrush in the varnish remover and ap0ply it on the furniture in swift brush strokes.
Instead, pour a little bit of the varnish remover on the furniture and use the brush to distribute it. Cover your furniture with aluminum foil to deter the varnish from evaporating and let it sit for 30 minutes. Work on another section of wood while waiting for the first section. When the wood looks bubble and crack, put on a pair of rubber gloves and start scrap off the varnish using a wide-bladed putty knife until all the varnish has been stripped away. This is how to remove stains and varnish from wood. Now you can make your old furniture look beautiful again.
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