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Furniture Repair From Scratch

Use shoe polish (paste or wax-based) to touch up nicks and scratches on door frames and furniture. It's quick and easy to use, and when rubbed in really makes the scratch seem to disappear.

By Kathy


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November 24, 20040 found this helpful

Look no further than your child's crayon box. Pick the color closest to furniture color. Fill in scratch. Buff with soft cloth and it won't be so noticeable.

By Gladys Hill

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April 18, 20060 found this helpful

My 3 yr. old took a fork to our tv hutch. I took your advice and used shoe polish. What a great quick fix. The scratches were hidden and I just had to buff the polish. Thanks!

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March 22, 20080 found this helpful

Crayon's and marker's work well on carpeting also. Oh yes, and clothes if you have hemmed them up and need to let them down just look for a matching color in the crayon box to cover the white line left from the hem. However does anyone know how to get this to stay permanently. I have to use the crayon after every wash which is a pain if you are in a hurry to go someplace. Darlene

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