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How To Strip Wood Furniture

In this tutorial, you will learn the step by step process of how to easily and efficiently strip a chest of drawers.

Most refinishing projects start by removing the existing finish. There are different ways to go about this, so here we will show you the best method for stripping a chest of drawers. This tutorial is going to save you both time and money....we're sure of it!



With any refinishing project, removing the finish is the single most important part of the job. It has to be done correctly, or your job will likely turn out very poorly. Because stripping is not the "fun part" of most refinishing projects, we need to get through it as efficiently as possible. Let me show you how I go about stripping this chest of drawers...and make very fast work of it.

In video one (below), Rod shows you how he prepares the drawers for stripping.

He then walks you through the products he is using.


 In video two (below), Rod shows you how to strip the chest of drawers step by step.