How do you remove paint from a brass bell safely?
My Dad and I worked for CN Rail in Canada. He has passed on a locomotive brass bell to me. I would like to restore it to it's glory days! How can I remove the paint which has been on it for about 20 years without damaging the brass finish? Thank you.
Should I paint or stain my oak kitchen cabinets?
I was wondering if you could help me with something -- I have an entirely oak kitchen. I know it's the rage now to paint or gel stain cabinets. I've been considering ... See more
How to match ceiling paint?
Can someone tell me how to match paint for a ceiling touch up job?I cut a small patch of dry wall paper out of the ceiling and had paint made at Home Depot TWICE! Sti... See more
How to stain wood deck?
Tips to stain my wood deck?
How to stain wood cabinets?
How do I stain my wood cabinets? Do I have to remove them and put them back, or can I stain them while they are attached?
How do you remove water based paint from oil based paint?
How do you remove dried spackle from wood without removing finish?
We just had our bathroom remodeled and the contractor splattered spackle on our mahogany colored vanity. It dried on and I'd like to know how to remove it without hur... See more
How do you remove paint specks from a stove top?
I hired a painter who did an awful job and got paint speck on everything. I am most concerned about the acrylic stove top. What do I do?
I’ve seen on tv people actually boiling/simmering the paint off. This is a natural process. You should be able to peel the paint off. Good luck!
John,. Check with Home Depot, about a stripper, and then brass cleaner. Aloha!
My husband bought an old painted up RR sign and was specifically told that removing the paint would damage the historic value. With that said, it's what makes you happy 😁 Just wanted to mention that RR memorabilia is a thriving market even if you don't want to sell.
Nice to know I also have 3 lanterns that breakmen in the yards use to use to shunt rail cars!