What's the best way to clean oil paint off a wooden surface?
|While cleaning out my craft cupboard last night, I found my old oil paint set. The materials are still in good condition, so I decided to paint today. What a disaster! I now have paint everywhere in my dining room - on the table, floor and chairs. How do I get the oil paint out of the wood? I don't want to damage my furniture or floor.|
"Remove dried paint with boiled linseed oil. Dry spots of paint can be softened by soaking and rubbing them away with boiled linseed oil. Soak a clean rag in boiled linseed oil. Press the linseed oil rag against the paint spot and hold in place for 30 to 60 seconds. This permits the oil to soak into the paint. Wipe away the softened paint with your linseed oil soaked rag. Dry the area with a separate dry rag." Also if oil paint won't soften you can use a putty scraper to get off the remainder
just get thinner, and wipe it off
Apply enough alcohol to a clean rag to dampen it without making it dripping wet. Pass the alcohol-soaked rag over the paint spot to remove it. Rinse, resoak, and repeat as needed. Dry the spot with a clean, dry rag when finished.
Is good solvent
Mr clean magic eraser....dawn dish soap
Soak a clean rag in boiled linseed oil ..press the linseed oil rag against the paint spot and hold for 30 to 60 seconds ..THIS PERMITS THE OIL TO SOAK INTO Paint ..wipe with softened paint with linseed oil soaked rag ...wipe dry with a separate dry rag.....Or try dabbed Mineral spirits
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