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Repair Scratched Wood

Fix scratched furniture with vinegar and oil (not just for salads, people). I did a mixture of 3/4 cup of oil and 1/4 cup vinegar and had some to spare. Note: You can use cider vinegar and olive oil...really whatever you have on hand. Mix together and dip a rag in it and simply wipe...

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Fixing the Furniture Finish How to make nicks, dings, and scratches in furniture disappear. from This Old House

For medium to heavy scratch markks lightly sand the scratches and the area around them, apply gel stain to match. For a few light marks I have read you can rub with walnut (editable part) and oils will mask mark. Nutty solution will probably wear fade as oils are absorbed deeper into the scratched raw wood.

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Mix together 1/4 cup of canola/olive oil and 3/4 cup vinegar to repair damaged wood. Dip a rag in it and simply swipe. The after shot of this is amazing!

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Here are a few ways you can repair damaged wood furniture, without having to fully refinish it or redo the entire surface of the piece. Gel-Stain  - If you have nicks or scratches that are exposing the raw wood, you can brush on a gel-stain. You should be able to …

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Repair Damaged Wood - SO SIMPLE and IT WORKS! I just tried this on several pieces of my furniture (both dark and light woods) and it worked. The darker pieces didn't cover as well, but the oil definitely put a nice shine to it and made the scratches less noticeable. Will see what happens within the next week.....

  • Connie McCorkle

    Good to know Emily. We'll give it another round in a few days, although it really doesn't need one, everything looks great.

  • Emily Carty

    So glad it worked for you Connie! After almost 2 weeks, I did do another coat about 5 days after the first and all my pieces still look great!

  • Connie McCorkle

    Worked like a charm. We also tried it on several pieces of furniture (light and dark wood) and agree with Emily's remark about the darker pieces. Overall, everything looks beautiful.

10 DIY Home Repair Projects for the Holidays - Quickie, clever strategies for tackling those pesky problems that have been irking you all year long (before your mother zeroes in on them). Ex: Furniture Scratches - Open a fresh walnut and rub the meat directly onto the spot; the oil masks marks on various types of wood.

pBefore I paint a furniture piece, I will usually need to use a little bit of wood filler to fill in cracks, scratches, dents or holes.  Understanding how to use wood filler is important if you want to repair those imperfections in a piece that you are refinishing.  Here are /p

Repair nicks, scratches, dings and dents in your wood furniture with just a few minutes' work! This article shows you how:

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Repair beautiful old wood trim in lower level of house instead of refinishing it. Will need to refinish the window sill where the cats scratched it.

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Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil (or olive oil). So, for a super cheap, use 3/4 cup of oil, add 1/4 cup vinegar. white or apple cider vinegar, mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in.

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transform scratched and worn wood- wipe the oil on with a cloth, let it sit for a few minutes, and then wipe the excess off

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