removing White Wash from wooden ceiling

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Old 01-06-09, 11:22 AM
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removing White Wash from wooden ceiling

I just bought a house and the previous owner white washed the wooden ceiling in the living room. I want to remove it and stain it with a darker stain. Is there an easy way to remove the white wash from the ceiling?
 
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Old 01-06-09, 12:38 PM
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Depending on what type of 'white wash' was used, it may come off with a solvent or may need a paint remover. You will also need to do sanding. No easy way - it will all take elbow grease
 
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