Paint Removal with Heat Gun

Leave it to Dom to figure heatgunout a better way to remove old paint from window frames.  With a little heat from a cheap little heat gun: the paint bubbles and lifts from the wood and scrapes off like butter!

scraper<—-This paint scraper I bought is working really well for this process.   I have been clamping down the window frame to a table so that I can use the heat gun in one hand and the scraper in the other. 

bubble It works best if you follow right behind the heat-gun with the scraper after the paint has lifted.  Paint bubbling and lifting——————–> 


Viola!!  A much more satisfying process.  However, I have not looked into the hazards of fumes from the melted paint and have been doing this outside in the breeze.  


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