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December 12, 2020 - 5:51 pm
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After looking at the post of decorated violins the other day i have picked up a fifteen quid violin which I intend using for some art work on the body, however I need advice on removing all the varnish, so if anyone has any advice it would be appreciated thanks.

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December 12, 2020 - 8:31 pm
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@stringy - 

I found some great info, but since parts of the site are unsecure (like images), I can't link you directly. 

Here's where to look. 


Hmmm... I bet MEK would make your work easier.  I think MEK works much better than Acetone - used to use it quite a bit (mostly as a thinner and cleaner), but there are health risks, as with all solvents.  MUST use a proper respirator, solvent-proof gloves and ventilation system (if indoors). 

I'd be careful if using "Citristrip" (very wet/doesn't evaporate), but did you check out Georganne's thread? 


Or this thread? 



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