Removing paint from 19th Century, Plaster  Ceiling Medallions

One of my latest restoration challenges was stripping many layers (at least eight) of paint from four plaster ceiling medallions.  Still doing work in Kelli and Tom Kline’s 1887 Victorian home here in Oak Park, we were dissatisfied with the many paint layers which seemed to be hiding delicate plaster details.  We put off doing …

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