peel back

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You could sand the flaking spot down or peel back the paper and look behind, but first just try a coat of Zinsser Bin over the area after sanding, that usually solves all problems.
Wrap the baguette in tin foil, place on a tray and bake for 5-6 mins, then peel back foil and cook for further 4-5 mins.
As Dave helps to peel back the layers - of floors, ceilings, walls and windows - on stately homes, cathedrals and other buildings, the amazing sites tell amazing stories.
It took fire fighters 20 minutes to cut away the metal posts and peel back the roof of the car to remove the man, who was conscious throughout his ordeal.
Time Bomb Skin Care sets worth over PS100 each This anti-ageing skincare range, created by Lulu, is a great way to peel back the years.
Start by peeling back the male flower to expose the stamen, or maybe put some nice music on first to set the mood, then peel back the flower.
We use them to scrape paint, trim down wood, peel back caulking, and even to shear off screws and nails (don't tell the woodworkers).
To keep clay slabs flat, use cloth on top and bottom of slab when rolling, and peel back top layer of cloth.
Effort Level bumps and hollows in lawns - peel back the turf and remove or add soil.
com), a collection of gloves with flaps that peel back for the thumb and index fingers.
You can peel back anatomical layers, zoom in, and navigate to parts that interest you.
Peel back the leafy sheath and gently press your thumbnail into a grain.