DIY- How To Strip Solid Wood With Oven Cleaner

Calico I & II print  //  Pastel Valley print  //  oversize body  //  desk  //  dressers  //  sisal rug
striped rug (identical)  //  ceiling mild (related) //  desk chair  //  wallpaper

I complete like thrifting and discovering exceptional classic items, and bought so energized when I located these frames for just a couple of dollars each individual on a excursion I took down to Tucson. I cherished the condition and the element, but the wooden stain was starting to chip off in a couple of sites. I could convey to they were reliable wooden, and I actually preferred the the pure wood beneath that was peaking via. I made the decision to strip them working with oven cleaner, and the effects are so, so superior! I walked as a result of how to do this on my Instagram tales the other day, but here is a created out phase by step tutorial, that must be even additional useful!

shirt  //  earrings  //  lipstick

You can see the scratches on the frames here- the aim at the end of this is a good, even toned pure wood search.  I wish I had a location for the wonderful originals that arrived in the frames, but finished up supplying them to a buddy who I know will place them to very good use!

sponge  //  round scrub brush  //  wood & rubber scrub brush  //  dish cleaning soap  //  gloves  //  oven cleaner

This is a pretty uncomplicated Diy, with just a few desired elements! I have found that the blue fume- no cost can of Simple-Off oven cleaner functions better than the yellow can. You will also will need some rubber gloves, dish cleaning soap, and scrub brushes. I experimented with out a couple distinct types to see what would get the job done very best for me! This is absolutely an outside venture. I laid out a plastic sheet on some gravel in our lawn, and it labored great.

The initial action is spraying your frames down with the oven cleaner. You want to make certain you’re receiving the cleaner more than the entirety of the frame, and then you can sit again and relax for about 20 minutes while the oven cleaner does it’s factor!


Just after you’ve let it sit, you are going to start off to scrub! It is actually vital that you get rid of all of the oven cleaner, and you are going to detect the aged stain coming off with it. I stuffed a container with some concentrated dish cleaning soap, and utilized fairly a little bit to make confident I was receiving as a lot off as feasible! This phase is so essential! A superior scrub is what will give the body a dependable complete in the stop, that is not splotchy. I found that the sponge worked terrific for the flat parts, and I actually cherished this wooden brush to get in the grooves! This is absolutely the most time consuming (and messiest) portion, but it will be really worth it!

Upcoming you’ll want to rinse off your frame until the h2o runs obvious. The shade does not appear far too distinctive suitable now, but you just have to belief the method! The moment the water is functioning crystal clear, you will just lay the body out to dry! Glance at this color distinction soon after only a couple of minutes of sun bleaching!

Right after the frames had been totally dry, I went over them with a sanding block and did a seriously light sand just about everywhere, focusing on any spots that looked darker than the rest of the body. Right after you sand, wipe it down with a rag, and your body is full! Future is my favorite section- choosing artwork!

I realized I needed to cling these frames in my office environment at get the job done, so I determined to go with some new abstracts I painted for Juniper Print Shop, referred to as Calico I & II! I really like making use of lasting double sided tape to mount the print to the glass, rather of acquiring the glass protect the print. This makes a stretched canvas glance the moment its framed, and looks a lot more like first art! I line the back edges of the paper with tape, and then stick a several pieces in the center. Flip the paper more than, make guaranteed your edges are all lined up, and then sleek the paper in excess of the glass with your hand!

The frames turned out to be the best pure wood shade, and I even switched out the huge print at the rear of my desk to Pastel Valley, from our classic selection to provide in some warm tones for summer!

Calico I & II print  //  Pastel Valley print  //  oversize frame  //  desk  //  dressers  //  desk chair
sisal rug  //  striped rug (very similar)   //  wallpaper  //  ceiling gentle (equivalent)

I have rounded up a number of identical pure wooden frames beneath if you’re wanting to get the glance, but do not have a frame to Diy! Leave any questions in the reviews!

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