How to Remove Sticky Build Up of Wood Polish



Over-polished wood can suffer from a build-up of polish to the point of becoming sticky. This article provides a quick fix for whittling down the layers of polish.

Steps

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    Mix the linseed oil and malt vinegar together. Add a dash of methylated spirits.
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    Shake the mixture together in a bottle. Make sure to mix it thoroughly.
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    Dampen a soft cloth with the mixture.
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    Wipe over the over-polished area until the polish lifts.

Things You'll Need

  • 50:50 mix of linseed oil and malt vinegar
  • Methylated spirits (denatured alcohol)
  • Bottle for mixing
  • Rubber gloves for cleaning
  • Soft cloth

Article Info

Categories: Cleaning | Furniture and Cabinets