How do I re-paint my previously painted furniture?

I would like to repaint my chipping furniture. It was painted last about 30 years ago and now it is chipping. Do I have to use chemical strippers, or just a good sanding job? What type of paint would work best?

Asked By: Danielle D - 3/19/2008
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You need to get it smooth either by sanding or stripping the old paint off. The type paint you use would depend on the look you are trying to achieve. Here are general instructions... More
Answered By: Butterfly Lover - 3/19/2008
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Give them a light sanding and then wipe them down with mineral spirits and a cotton cloth. Prime the entire surfaces with Gliddens "Gripper"'s water based. Then top coat with a quality gloss or semi gloss exterior acrylic paint. Should last 7 years
Answered By: mike4400 - 3/19/2008
What type of furniture, Indoor or Outdoor... More
Answered By: SalLin - 3/19/2008
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