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How To Repair Nicks And Scratches On Wooden Furniture

To recondition old furniture means to repair scratches and to make it shine again. So, if you ever thought that this mission is impossible, well you will reconsider after reading this article, because even the deepest scratches in furniture can be easily repaired. And, without using expensive products, on the contrary…the “substances” are very cheap.

If the scratches are shallow
If the furniture or the wooden floor has some shallow scratches, not very deep, you can prepare a solution made from olive oil and lemon juice. Mix these 2 ingredients very well and apply the mixture over the affected areas.
Rub gently and you’ll see soon the effects.

If the scratches are deep
If the wood has been damaged in depth, you need something to fill the hole in the wood fiber, and then to make the color uniform.

The best natural remedy is to rub the scratch with an almond core, walnut or a waxed pencil. Even eyeliner works.
If the color of the wood is much darker, you can try to color the pack with black tea bags or coffee grounds.

You can use shoe cream to get rid of deep wood scratches.

Image Credits: Thisoldhouse and Newengland

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