In a message dated 97-04-10 18:45:57 EDT, email@example.com writes:
> Just wanted to report that I was able to remove the old varnish from my
> Herald dash last night in less than a half hour. I just fired up my
> trusty heat gun (industrial type purchased from a carpet tool company I
> used to work for) and that stuff came right off with a scraper.
> I did have to be carefull about not burning the wood, but I would
> definitely recommend this method to anyone trying to remove old cracked
> varnish. I plan to give it a light sanding, then refinish with the same
> type spar varnish.
John - good news. BUT -BUT anyone with an original TR4 wood dash -- do NOT do
this if you want to keep the original veneer intact and restore as original.
No disrespect meant, John, just different cars. Cheers
Art Kelly '64TR4 CT33118L (original owner)