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drgambnle , to remove the old varnish I did first with the heat gun and than and finishup with sanding with caution , if you never done it takes a li
tlle practice , I like to use a flexible metal 2 inches spatula and move foward with the gun heating the spatula that way the tip gets very hot and cuts the varnish and no gumup .
Why not a chemical stripper? Was it just a matter of preference?
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There may be some agents added to this to make it slippery but the finish would be as hard as nails. Bowling alley finish.
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Why not a chemical stripper? Was it just a matter of preference?
Yes, I could use a chemical striper , was easy to disposal the old varnish .
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