A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 313,039
Currently Running With Scissors:
635 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Removing a coating from a wood picture frame.  (Read 415 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: June 04, 2010 11:19:39 AM »

So, today I went to the thrift store and found a painting that is perfect for my guest bedroom (I've decided that the guest bedroom and spare bathroom are going to be seaside themed, since I have a ton of decor already for that). BUT the canvas painting came in this really ugly pink frame, so I removed it. Only to discover that the frame I thought I was just going to junk can be reused! So I started peeling this stuff off... but it hasn't all come unglued, and parts are holding steady so I'm wondering if anyone has any idea how to remove this coating from the wooden frame. I'm not even sure what to call it... it comes off like paint chips, but it's smooth like plastic. Here are some pictures... and if someone knows what it's called I might even just be able to google how to remove it, but I've been coming up with nothing.

« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2010 08:47:26 AM »

If it were me, the first thing I would try would be a hair dryer. Put the hair dryer on high and hold it closely to the edges of the pink stuff and see if the heat helps loosen it up.

I was off to save the world....until I was distracted by something shiny.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Watch This Woman Transform into 11 Incredibly Easy Natural Hairstyles
Donald Trump: I Am My Hair
How to Make a Figure 8 Bun
How to Plop Your Hair
5 Things That Half-Buns Look Like
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Asymmetric Cowl
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Felt Basket
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.