Here's a pet peeve for you: when a weekend project stretches into a Monday project.
Consider this a PSA to all you DIYers out there. Having run out of my go-to aerosol paint stripper, my enthusiastically green local hardware store guilted me into trying Ready Strip. The label states that the product takes at least 30 minutes to be effective, but I figured I was better off killing time than braincells. Ha! Let's see if I can reenact the process for you.
30 minutes after application: Is it ready to strip? Hmm. No.
1 hour: Ready? No.
4 hours: No.
8... 12... 24: No, no, NO!
Hour after hour, this useless goop just sat on top of the paint. When I finally got frustrated with all of the pointless scraping and reapplication, I gave up- only to find that cleaning up this disgustingly sticky mess would take another hour of scrubbing. Now I've got a patchy chair and a whole lot of aggression (though I guess that might help with the sanding process).
What a disaster! Anyone else have a DIY-Gone-Wrong to share?