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Restoring Old Furniture Finish?

Our bedroom furniture is over 50 years old and has never been refinished, just dusted with Pledge. Any suggestions on how to get rid of "sticky" and dull finish without completely redoing pieces?

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By Karen Tracy from WI

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June 4, 20090 found this helpful

They make a furniture restore product that I used on my husband's antique rolltop desk. It doesn't remove the finish, just removes the years of accumulated polish and stuff. I've thrown my empty bottle away so don't know the exact name but look for it where other paint/refinish products are sold.

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June 6, 20091 found this helpful

Use hand cleaner, I used GoJo, just rub on with a soft cloth and let it sit for about 5 minutes , then wipe it off. Years of goo and gunk will come off . I then wiped it clean with a damp cloth.

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June 6, 20090 found this helpful

Scrub it with Murphy's Oil Soap. Use an old toothbrush if it has any hard-to-reach places. It will take some elbow grease, but will be worth the time.

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