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If you are going to repaint then all you have to do is "buff it up" so you take the shine off the old paint. If it's a wood door and you want it right down to the wood then you are going to have to use an electric sander (fine grit sandpaper) and do the major part of it and then hand sand (fine grit) any grooves the door may have. Seal it and stain it.

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