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Required Tools for this Project

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    • Paint scraper
    • Safety glasses

Rubber gloves

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • TSP-PF (phosphate free)
    • Synthetic abrasive pads, fine
    • Denatured alcohol
    • Stain to match
    • Wood putty to match
    • Wipe-on polyurethane for varnished wood
    • Rags
    • Mineral spirits
    • Oxalic acid
    • Sandpaper, 120 and 180 grit
    • Wood filler
    • Felt-tip markers
    • Spar varnish for sills

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