Cleaning an Old Wood Sewing Machine Cabinet

I have an old sewing machine that needs to have the wood cleaned, it is dark from years of use. I am looking for a natural way to clean the wood without removing the original finish.

By floatnstone from Muskegon, MI

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November 10, 20100 found this helpful

Try some Old English Furniture Polish, here is their website. Also money saving coupons through the website.

http://www.oldenglishpolish.com/sf2_conditioning.shtml

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November 11, 20100 found this helpful

Here's one from an old post:Removes grease and dirt without harming the wood.

Ingredients:

* 2 tablespoons olive oil

* 4 tablespoons white vinegar

* 1 quart warm water

* 2 quart container with lid

* 2 soft cloths

Directions:

Put all of the ingredients in the container and shake it until the contents are mixed. Then use dampen a soft cloth with some of the mixture and wipe down the cabinets. Dry them with a clean cloth.

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November 12, 20100 found this helpful

Lemon juice, olive oil, and lemon essential oil if you have it, mix with warm water. 1/8 c lemon juice, 2 T olive oil, and 1 drop essential oil in mixing bowel with 3-4 cups of warm water. My son and i cleaned kitchen cabinets and our china cabinet this way and they look clean and beautiful. Everything comes off really easy too, without damaging wood.

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November 12, 20100 found this helpful

Try linseed oil. It works wonders to clean and nourish wood.

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