Out front of my house is a nice sun porch with an outer skirt of old cedar shingles. They had been painted years ago and now were in a sorry shape with peeling paint and bleached out wood in some spots. For the last three days I have been scrapping off the old paint and getting ready to put a fresh coat of forest green paint on. I have learned how to scrap off old paint and how to wear out my hand and shoulder. I am tired and hurt all over but almost have them all done on the front and one side. When I scrapped some of them they got fuzzy now I have to sand the fuzzy ones. Have you ever had to work with cedar shingles?