tutorial on barn finish-a gel varnish remover to strip off most of the varnish. The contrasty barnwood look comes from not getting all of the varnish off, whatever is left behind will appear lighter when you apply the dark stain
The MULTI-STRIP 1 gal. Multiple Layer Paint & Varnish Remover is designed to remove upto 15 layers of paint/varnish in one application. It is biodegradable, non-flammable, non-combustible and odor-free.