I need a homemade recipe for furniture "cleaner/polish" that will not hurt some of my older wooden pieces.
By Laura from Syracuse, NY
To clean and restore the luster of oil, varnished or laquer finishes:
(From: NY State College of Home Ecoc. at Cornell University) Badly worn furniture may require refinishing. (11/17/2009)
I wouldn't use turpentine in my home and expose my family to such harsh chemicals. Here is the recipe i use that is safe and you probably have in your pantry already:
The first ingredient is water, of course. Get yourself a spray bottle and put 3 cups of water in there. Once the water is in your sprayer, you will be adding two additional items:
Add them to the spray bottle and shake the bottle up a little to make everything mix together. That's it, that is all the wood polish you will ever need. Be sure to test the spray somewhere on the furniture just to make sure you have the mixture right and you will not damage the wood. (12/01/2009)
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