Crayon on an Unfinished Dresser

I'm new here and am looking for some help removing crayon and marker on my unfinished dresser. I tried a piece of sandpaper a while back but it just left scratches. Maybe I need a special kind of sandpaper?

Aminah from Boston, MA

July 20, 20060 found this helpful
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Have you tried a Mr. Clean magic erase sponge? You'd be amazed at what that thing will erase!

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July 22, 20060 found this helpful
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Not sure about the marker, but WD40 works wonders on crayon marks...good luck!

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July 21, 20060 found this helpful

Try using a hairdresser on the crayon... when it heats it up, the melted wax should wipe right off.

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July 21, 20060 found this helpful

Is the magic eraser ok to use on unfinished wood?

Editor's Note: I think it would be fine but it might be best to test it in a place that won't show first.

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