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Powder Coating a Vintage Bell

The benefits of powder coating go beyond patio chairs and car frames. More and more of our customers come to ...
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Refinish Outdoor Furniture Before You Put It Away

The temps are dropping and Labor Day is a sweet memory. So before you stow your outdoor furniture, do yourself a ...
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1910 White Steam car Model O-O from Jay Leno

Working on a 1910 White Steam Model O-O

Back before petrol/gasoline became the main fuel for automobiles, there was plain old steam. The first "substantiated" use of a ...
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What is the process when you call American Dry Stripping?

When you call American Dry Stripping (or stop by, email or drop us a note via our contact form), you might ...
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What Mom REALLY wants for Mother’s Day

Right about now you are trying to figure out what to get your mom or the mother of your children ...
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Downtown Hotel Syracuse chandelier restoration

Hotel Syracuse Lighting Restoration by Grand Light

When it comes to metalwork and architectural restoration, one of our most diligent and professional partners is Grand Light in ...
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Mooring Ball Fire Pit

Fireballs: Custom firepits by Sandra Vlock

Connecticut metalwork artist and architect Sandra Vlock creates "Fireballs" custom firepits from steel vintage mooring buoys. How do we know ...
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Start Right to Restore Exhaust Manifolds

Nothing likes to gather rust and oil quite like the cast iron exhaust manifolds in your old car’s engine. So ...
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The New Trailer: Item & Car Delivery 2.0 at ADS!

Having a reliable trailer at American Dry Stripping allows us to offer rare car delivery and item pickup/dropoff services to Connecticut, New ...
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Sandblast Jeep

Jeep: Resto or Rebuild?

We've got some Jeeps coming and going from the blast booth these past couple months. We don't always get the low down ...
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Sponsoring CT Seaport Car Club

Sponsoring CT Seaport Car Club

Hey all, we are proud to show our love for classic cars (and the people who love them!) by sponsoring ...
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Tongues of Fire by Jerome Harris Parmet

Metalwork & Art: Sculpture Jerome Harris Parmet

Art research is a thing around here! The latest piece is this one, called "Tongues of Fire" brought to us ...
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