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wrstps wrote:I had the same problem and ordered all new replacements, plus I refinshed the wood and put new material on the grills worth every penny. Here is a link for the speakers http://www.dynavox.com/product_info.php ... ducts_id=5 just copy and paste into your browser. If you have any questions just ask.
and you did a GREAT job too Ray! Thanks.
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F1nut wrote:If you use stripper to remove a finish and the wood is in good condition, that is it doesn't need repairs, there is no reason in the world that you have to sand anything. After stripping, clean the wood really well with mineral spirits and let dry for at least 24 hours before applying stain and/or a clear coat.
I agree, but you can get those sponge sand blocks cheap, and take off any residue/etc with little effort.
Most people don't have the patient to stain well even though it is easier than painting.
Put on THIN coats, and don't be afraid to brush it down with the sponge blocks between coats.
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BillD wrote:Now that's the best use of a "stripper" that I've heard of since the guy who, when propositioned by a prostitute with the line "I'll do anything for $100" replied, "Paint my house".
Not sure I understand -
Using a good paint/varnish/etc remover does no harm to the wood, and blasting away at it with a sander is more work and can destroy.
Like I said, you still need to sand after that, but less.
It is just a good way to go.
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