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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-24-2010, 08:10 PM
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Posted By smellynans
Anything to replace an old vintage furniture polish?

Sometimes my husband and I find, clean or paint and then decide to sell a piece of old furniture. The best polish that we have ever had is a very old vintage bottle of Old English Furniture and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-22-2010, 07:28 PM
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Posted By smellynans
Thanks again for the advise! That may be true...

Thanks again for the advise! That may be true about the smell being there a long time. But, I wlll investigate the ozone machine. Interesting how it's used. Good advise and I appreciate it!! ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-22-2010, 10:57 AM
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Posted By smellynans
Thanks Nestor. I have heard about KILZ sealer...

Thanks Nestor. I have heard about KILZ sealer but didn't really know the benefits or the lack of. My dilemma is first and foremost the smell but I would also like to keep the old, worn, shabby...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-20-2010, 02:46 PM
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Posted By smellynans
My husband had put a layer of paint on it. ...

My husband had put a layer of paint on it. Assuming now that paint is not enough. What type of sealant would you suggest? And thanks again for your post!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-19-2010, 10:15 AM
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Posted By smellynans
Thanks for your suggestion. We've been able to...

Thanks for your suggestion. We've been able to get a lot of the smell out by washing it with mild soup and water, drying it off and then leaving it in the sun. But, the smell is not completely...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 06-08-2010, 09:18 PM
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Posted By smellynans
Frozen star, my son who works with wood said to...

Frozen star, my son who works with wood said to try scrubbing it with a mild hand soap and rinsing it, then letting it sit in the sun. Am trying that now and will post something if it works! And,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 06-07-2010, 08:18 PM
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Posted By smellynans
Thanks Shooter. I will try anything. Will look...

Thanks Shooter. I will try anything. Will look on Craig's list for an Ionic Breeze! Thanks again!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 05-30-2010, 12:00 PM
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Posted By smellynans
Thanks for taking the time to help! We'll keep...

Thanks for taking the time to help! We'll keep trying ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 05-29-2010, 08:50 PM
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Posted By smellynans
Thanks for your reply...

Yes, we did. Today I applied a baking soda paste to the underside. My husband says it smelly like spilled bug spray .... :eek:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 05-29-2010, 02:41 PM
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Posted By smellynans
Beautiful Old Farm Table Smells!!

I'm a newbie and not sure where to post my question. Bought a wonderful old 7 foot farm table to use for our family. But, it was in someone's barn or garage and the top planks smell like fertilizer...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-29-2010, 02:38 PM
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Posted By smellynans
Beautiful Old Farm Table Smells!!

Bought a wonderful old 7 foot farm table to use for our family. But, it was in someone's barn or garage and the top planks smell like fertilizer or something terrible. Have tried cleaning it with a...
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