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Wood Table Finish

Repairing Wood Table FinishThis is a page about repairing wood table finish. When the lacquer or vanish coating is damaged on a veneer or solid wood table top, there are numerous ways to fix it.

 

marble top

Repairing or Restoring A Marble Table TopThis is a page about repairing or restoring a marble table top. A stone marble table top can be beautiful but sometimes need some refurbishing.

 

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Shiny Spots on Wood TableI got a brand new coffee table and tried to fix a very tiny dent using a iron. I made a huge mistake. It left a hot iron mark and I tried to fix that with an olive oil and baking soda mix. It got a little better.

 

Veneer Table

Repairing Bubble in Wood Veneer FurnitureThis page is about repairing bubble in wood veneer furniture. When the thin layer of finish wood on furniture is raised up, it can be difficult to repair.

 

Spraying Windex

Removing a Windex Stain on a Wood TableCertain cleaning products intended for other uses can damage the finish on your furniture if they are accidentally used or spilled on it. This is a page about removing a Windex stain on a wood table.

 

glass coffee table

Repairing a Coffee Table With Missing GlassThis is a page about repairing a coffee table with missing glass. A glass topped coffee table without the glass isn't much of a table. You could get a replacement piece of glass or you might consider some more creative ways of redoing the top.

 

Oak Table

Removing a Water Stain on Oak TableSpills or overflowing potted plants can result in water marks on your furniture. This is a page about removing a water stain on an oak table.

 

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Repairing Finish on Onyx Top TableI have an antique Muller onyx coffee table that has scratches and has a crack in the layer of finish, polyurethane or resin, but not through the stone. How do I repair it?

 

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Cigarette Burns on a Wood TableI have a cigarette burn in a wooden table top, what do I do to fix it?

 

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Bottle of essential oil on a wood table surrounded by amber.

How to Remove Spilled Fragrance Oil from a Wood TableOil can damage the finish or seep into the wood if there is no finish or it is already damaged. You can try cleaning with the appropriate cleaner, but be prepared for having to sand and refinish the table. This is a page about how to remove spilled fragrance oil from a wood table.

 

An upcycled table with a wooden top.

Upcycled Storage TableThe frame from a broken glass topped table can be fitted with a wooden lower shelf and top for its second run. This page offers instructions for salvaging an old table and adding some storage space.

 

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Dining Table Stained by Felt Backed PadI have a formal dining room table that has a light white-washed look - with shades of light golden brown and cream. I kept a custom made table pad on it with a tablecloth on top of the pad. Since the pad was not removed for probably a couple of years, the light brown felt on under side has turned my table an ugly yellow!

 

Remedy for UV Damage to Vintage Formica Table Top - red table top

Repairing a Sun Damaged Vintage Formica TabletopYou may want to let the sun finish the bleaching or paint the surface of the table. You can always cover with a vintage table cloth. This is a page about repairing a sun damaged vintage formica tabletop.

 

Repairing Water Damage to a Wood Table - whitish light spots on the table

Repairing Water Damage to a Wood TableA plastic placemat was left on my table and it had water trapped under it. The table now has a lot of tiny white spots and a hazy look where the placemat was, almost like tiny bubbles. How can I remove those spots and haze?

 

Repairing Damaged Wood Table
Finish - shiny spot on matte wood finish

Repairing Damaged Wood Table FinishI have a new table and I thought movers had damaged the finish as it looked like ink spots on it. I used a mild abrasive to try to remove this area. Now that area is shiny. I evidently removed the dull satin finish. How can I retain the original dull satin finish?

 

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Causes for a Swaying TableI have a round marble kitchen table on metal legs. All of a sudden, it started to sway when pushed. No bolts are loose that I can see, nothing looks broken. So we moved it into the corner for safety, but when placed in different areas, it stopped swaying.

 

Checkered Tablecloth On The Brown Wooden Background.

Removing Stuck on Flannel from a Dining TableSometimes, flannel backed tablecloths can be left on a table for years, becoming stuck to the finish. This is a page about removing stuck on flannel from a dining table.

 

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Nail Varnish Remover Damaged Table FinishI have spilt nail varnish remover on my mahogany table.

 

Saving fire damaged dining table

Saving a Fire Damaged TableThis is a page about saving a fire damaged dining table. There are ways you might be able to restore a table that has been damaged by a fire.

 

Removing a Water Stain on a Wood Table

Removing a Water Stain on a Wood TableThis is a page about removing a water stain on a wood table. Water stains on wooden tables are a common occurrence and can be frustrating to remove.

 

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Repairing a Sun Screen Stain on a Laminate TabletopI want to restore a laminate table top that has a ring created by a sun screen with high alcohol content. The laminate top is made to look like wood. We tried a color stick, but nothing adheres it just wipes off.

 

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Repairing a Moisture Damaged Table TopI had a decorative pumpkin on a placemat on my wood veneer dining table. I just discovered that it was rotten and warped the table. Help!

 

light damaged table top

Restoring a Faded Vintage Formica Table...I used my 1950's table outside for a yard sale. many items were placed on it on a cloudy day (no sun). Where the items were the yellow color is fine but where it was exposed to the light there are gray lines in the pattern as if some of the yellow went to gray. Help.

 

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Suction Cups Damaged Hardwood TableI had suction cups leave imprints and a residue on my hardwood table. Is there a way to remove this and repair the table? I never would of imagined that plastic could leave an imprint on wood.

 

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Murphy's Oil Soap Discolored 50s Laminate Table TopI was cleaning some dresser draws with Murphy's oil soap on top of a 50s style laminate table that had a white marble design. I was doing this in the sun, too. Eventually I noticed that the tabletop had turned all grey in some areas.

 

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Repairing a Wooden Table That Got WetThe table was left outside and upside down. The legs are fine,and it has a leaf in the middle of it and it got wet. It has black spots on the bottom. Where the table comes together, it does not line up. Help!

 

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Liquid Air Freshener Spill on TableOne of the liquid plug in air fresheners that comes from Bath and Body was left on its side on mother's dark antique end table. It looks like all the color was removed where it leaked out. Is there an easy way to fix this?

 

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Water and Scuff Marks on Finished TableThere are scuff marks and water marks on my finished table. How do I get them off?

 

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Caring for Refinished Coffee TableI sanded, stained, and sealed my coffee table using wood stain and polyurethane 6 months ago. I clean it with Pledge every week. Now it looks dry, old, and the grain looks almost white. Do I need to re-sand, stain, and seal it again? Thanks so much!

 

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Ash Dining Table Has Cracks in the FinishHow do I treat ash furniture? I have an ash dining table and it seems to have cracks in the finish.

 

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Removing Rust from an Old Metal Kitchen TableI have an old metal (steel?) table, like the ones found in many a kitchen back in the 50s and 60s. I would love to bring it back to life, however it is rusty in a number of spots. What would be the best product to use to remove the rust? Along with some elbow grease?

 

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Problems Refinishing a Table Top with VarathaneI'm refinishing a table top with Varathane and have some ridges from overlapping edges. How do I get them out?

 

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Repairing Smears in Danish Oil Finish on Oak TableHow do I repair smears on a solid oak table from Danish oil that has smudged?

 

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Removing a White Spot from a Wood TableHow do I get a white stain off of a mahogany table?

 

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Crystal Vase Stuck to Wood TableI set a crystal vase on my cherry wood dining room table. It is now stuck and I cannot seem to get it off. Any suggestions?

 

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Removing a Steam Mark from TableI have a white stain on my wood table from steam. How do I remove it?

 

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Bathroom Cleaner Left Top of Coffee Table WhiteI have a cherry coffee table and my brother accidentally sprayed foaming bathroom cleaner on top of it to clean it. Now it's white. What to do?

 

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Repairing a Warped TableI just bought a wood table a couple months ago and the middle of the table where it opens is warping. What can I do to fix it? Thanks.

 

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How Do I Restore a Formica Tabletop?I am restoring Formica on a vintage 1960's table. What is best way to do this?

 

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Burn Mark on Table from a CandleI went to sleep last night and left a candle burning on my brand new ivory dining room set. I have a table cloth over the table. The candle burned down to the wood and left a stain not only on the tablecloth which is replaceable but the table itself.

 

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Repairing a Scorch Mark on Wood Furniture How do I repair a scorch mark on an oak table top?

 

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Repairing a Table That is Missing a LegI have a very old 4 legged table with ball and claw copper legs but one leg is missing. How can I add a leg or make it a 3 legged table? The parts are in good shape. I really love it and want to use it. Any ideas? Thanks a lot.

 

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Tilex Left Spots on Wooden TableMy mother decided to be nice and was cleaning the ceiling fan in the kitchen when she was visiting. She was using Tilex. Well, some of it drifted down onto the corner of my wood kitchen table. Now when you see it at an angle, you can see the spots on the top.

 

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Water Stained Table Won't Take New VarnishI used the mayo on a water spot on a black wood table. Now I can't get the treated wood to take new varnish. Any suggestions?

 

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Oil Stain on Oak TableI have spilt a few drops of perfumed oil on my beautiful new Pippy oak coffee table. Does anyone know how I can remove the stain it has caused? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Heat Rings on Marble Table TopHow can I get a heat ring out of a marble table top?

 

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Water Rings on Unfinished TableI have two water rings (from this morning) on my coffee table and they're many shades lighter than the color of the wood. The table has no varnish to begin with and is old.

 

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Restoring a Split Bamboo Veneered TableHow can I restore a split bamboo veneered table top? It has ring marks from glasses as well as some loss of the polished finish.

 

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Dark Circle on Light Colored TableI have a dark circle on a light colored table I just bought. I'm not sure what it is, but can anyone tell me something to try that might remove the dark circle? Thanks.

 

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Tan Heat Mark on White TableHow do you get rid of a tan/brown heat marker on a white wood table?

 

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Removing Polyurethane from a TableI need advice on how to remove polyurethane from my beautiful dining room table. I took it upon myself to put three coats of satin polyurethane on it, when all I wanted was a shiny top coat to keep it from scratching. Now it's a mess and I don't know what to do. Is there some kind of remover I can use that won't take the finish off the table?

 

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Towel and Iron to Remove Ring on TableWhere I can find Dave's instructions for the towel and iron method for getting the white ring off of wood table?

 

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Scratches on a Glass Coffee TableHow do I remove scratches from the top of my glass coffee table? Any ideas, or tried and true fixes, would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Large Water Spot on a Maple Coffee TableI'm not sure if this is a cleaning request or not but I have a solid maple coffee table that I, unfortunately, put a plant on. Over a period of time after watering it I have an enormous water spot on my table.

 

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Repairing the Finish on a Table - finished removed on oak table by acetone

Repairing the Finish on a TableI got acetone on my table and it striped off the finish and discolored it. How can I fix this?

 

Repairing the Finish on a Wood Table - light damaged finish

Repairing the Finish on a Wood TableWe have a solid natural wood kitchen table, and the finish has worn in a couple of places. How can we repair this, and what could cause this damage?

 

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Wooden Table Stained by Wipes LiquidI have a black wooden table top on which I accidentally spilled liquid from some antibacterial wipes. It left a smeary kind of stain that I can't remove.

 

Repairing the Finish on a Table - light spots on a table

Repairing the Finish on a TableI was trying to rub off a Coke ring and spills to the surrounding area on one of my Ercol nest of tables and I rubbed too hard and took off the colour. Is there any way it can be improved without sanding it all (which I doubt I could do as I have never done it before)?

 

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Removing Water Stains on a Wood TableHow do I get rid of a water stain on a wooden table?

 

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Finish on Wood Side Table Damaged by Oven CleanerHow does one fix a wood side table, after accidentally using oven cleaner instead of furniture polish on it? (both canisters were yellow).

 

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