Removing Sharpie from Piano Keys

My daughter put a Sharpie stain on one of the keys of our piano. Any suggestions on how to remove it? Thanks.

By Hemakapadia from San Jose, CA

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Hey Hemakapadia, try alcohol, it should come right off :)

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Try using a little bit of fingernail polish remover on a cotton ball. I have gotten Sharpie off plastic, as well as hard things. Hope this helps.

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Alcohol works really well. If that doesn't do it, try a bit of baking soda on a damp cloth scrubbing carefully. The abrasive soda should take it off with a bit of elbow grease.

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