Stripped 1930’s doors

Discussion in 'Carpenters' Talk' started by Sandyring, Aug 22, 2021.

  1. Sandyring

    Sandyring New Member

    Hi,

    We had some old 1930’s doors stripped of paint, now a number of them have come back with what I can only describe as a mass of splinters, in some areas there are a lot so removing them will remove a chunk of the door…. Is there a recommended way to salvage these ‘chunks’?
     

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  2. bigfranky145

    bigfranky145 Member

    My father in law who is fixing up ours just sands them back as best as possible. Don't pick at them too much.

    (He's not a joiner btw so not sure if there is a proper process)
     
  3. Jord86

    Jord86 Screwfix Select

    Look up 'Dutchman repair.'
     
  4. Mr Rusty

    Mr Rusty Screwfix Select

    Learn something every day - done that loads of times, but never knew it was called that! :p
     

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