What is the best way to get black and blue spray paint off.

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I have an antique trunk that is in their garage. My 5 yr old grand daughter found 2 partial cans of blue and black spray paint and sprayed a couple of blotches (1 of each color) on my antique trunk. How do I remove the paint without ruining my trunk?

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  • Jim Okerblom Jim Okerblom on Sep 14, 2017
    Chemical paint stripper will remove it. Try the orange-oil kind first. They are less toxic. Chemical strippers are toxic, and you should use gloves if you go that route.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 14, 2017
    Try using citristrip ,should be safe for all finishes.test spot
  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Sep 14, 2017
    Try a product like Goof-off first. Stripper of any kind is going to remove remove your finish. Use some steel wool - should be in your paint section along with your Goof-off, and you may be able to get it off without damaging the finish underneath.
  • Steve Jones Steve Jones on Sep 14, 2017
    You might start by Googling it, you might find a way to remove it and not damage the antique.
  • William William on Sep 14, 2017
    That was what I was going to suggest. Goof Off.
  • Ebbjdl Ebbjdl on Sep 15, 2017
    Someone should have been watching her!
  • Evestar Evestar on Jan 06, 2018
    Take cans to hardware store so they know what type it is and ask them.
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