How to Strip Wood Furniture

When stripping a piece of wooden furniture, first remove old buildup with a wire brush and air compressor, then, apply a paint thinner or remove with steel wool. Learn about safety precautions when stripping wood furniture, such as wearing gloves, safety glasses and respirator, in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry.

About the Author

Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va.