If you find an antique hobby-horse at a flea market, don't send it out to pasture. You can remove old paint to reveal fresh, clean wood with beautiful details. It's a fairly easy job to strip it, and when you're finished, you'll have a family heirloom for generations to come.

Learn how


Items You'll Need


  • Klean-Strip KS-3 Premium Aerosol Stripper Additional Info
  • 18 oz can of aerosol will strip 10-20 sq. ft., or about the size of one chair
    Chemical splash goggles Additional Info
  • Chemical splash goggles must be worn any time there is the chance of a chemical splash or spray. They feature indirect air vents to allow air in while keeping liquids out. Most fit comfortably over prescription glasses, and can be obtained at a hardware store or home center.
    Chemical-resistant gloves Additional Info
  • Most chemical-resistant gloves can withstand exposure to solvents and other chemicals, and are strong enough to resist tears and punctures. Always read and follow the glove manufacturer's instructions prior to using their gloves for your project. Buy several pairs from your local hardware store or home center, and change them as needed.
    Klean-Strip Plastic Stripping Tool
  • Klean-Strip Abrasive Stripping Pad
  • Klean-Strip Stripping Brush (for working small areas)
  • Wooden orange sticks (for working detailed areas) Additional Info
  • Pointed wooden orange sticks are manicure tools available at drugstores. Longer and easier to grip than a toothpick, the orange stick allows you to scrape paint and varnish out of detailed recesses in mouldings and sculpted areas of wood.
    2" or 3" natural-bristle paint brushes
  • Metal container, clean and empty
  • Klean-Strip Paint Stripper After Wash is a solvent that will help strip any remaining paint and remove residue from the stripping process.
    Heavy plastic drop cloths (6 mil recommended)
  • Soft cotton rags for clean-up
  • Klean-Strip Paint Stripper After Wash Additional Info

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