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Pony Restoration Project
May 20, 2019 | Posted by Lexie Bragg

BLUE BEAR is always looking for fun and unique projects to share, so when we stumbled across this adorable pony restored by artist Devon Nowlin for The National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame using BLUE BEAR Paint & Urethane Stripper, we just had to share! Nowlin is an artist who is a self-described painter. Nowlin came into restoration work by saying “yes” to odd jobs and taking on opportunities …

Restoring a 1946 Ford 5 Passenger Coupe using Paint Stripper with Safenol™
April 25, 2019 | Posted by Lexie Bragg

Removing vintage automotive paint comes with its own unique set of challenges, so when Ralph Tarras was looking for an effective, non caustic and safer paint stripper to help remove 5 layers of paint from his 1946 Ford 5 Passenger Coupe, he was excited to try BLUE BEAR’s new Paint Stripper with Safenol™. BLUE BEAR Paint Stripper with Safenol™ & Vintage Automotive Paint Automotive paints have changed a great deal …

Teal Cabinet Makeover
December 18, 2018 | Posted by Lexie Bragg

Cold weather doesn’t have to end your DIY season. We restored this beautiful cabinet in our garage; no mask required! For this project, we used BLUE BEAR Paint Stripper with Safenol™. Containing no NMP or Methelyne Chloride, BLUE BEAR Paint Stripper is safer, and low odor, making it great for indoor projects. When we found this cabinet at the antique store, we were unsure what we would discover under the …

Restoring a Carpenter Gothic Style Church in Maryland
October 3, 2018 | Posted by Lexie Bragg

Gunther and Anastasiia had been looking for the perfect historic home to live in and renovate for two years when they finally found The All Saints Church. “It was love at first sight,” Anastasiia explains. Gunther and Anastasiia live on the eastern shore of Maryland in a small white steepled church. The All Saints’ Church is a historic landmark built in the Carpenter Gothic Style. Constructed in 1900, the church …

Restoring Antique Guitars with Sorokin Guitars
July 3, 2018 | Posted by Lexie Bragg

Restoring and refinishing antique guitars is a labor of love. Traditional strippers are hazardous, so when Alex Sorokin of Sorokin Guitars needs a paint stripper he can trust on his delicate projects, he turns to BLUE BEAR Paint & Urethane Stripper to help him get down to the bare wood and start again. Tell us about your shop, who you are, and what you do? My shop occupies a …