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18854-6002688444 28 Jul 2010 10:10am #1
offline Shazz333

Member since 06 Dec 2007

Member from Christchurch CBD

Posts: 4

Had Grandchildren here and they moved a vase on a wooden scotch chest . Its quiet deep and am wondering if theres any tips to get rid of them
Many Thanksrolleyesrolleyes

Blank 28 Jul 2010 1:12pm #2
offline JimNaseby

Member since 07 Jul 2010

Member from Aranui

Posts: 93

Whenever I get light scratches on any of my wooden furniture I rob the wife's pantry and rub a walnut half over it. The oil from the walnut makes the scratches disappear. However, if it is a deep scratch you might want to phone around the hardware stores to see if they sell furniture-patching wax sticks. If they can't help you phone a furniture restorer to see if they will sell you one or tell you where you can get them. If all else fails try to match a kids crayon to the colour of the wood you are trying to fix. Rub the crayon over the scratch. The wax will fill the scratch and your scratch will not be seen. Polish the wood after you have done this, of course. mrgreen

18854-6002688444 28 Jul 2010 6:15pm #3
offline Shazz333

Member since 06 Dec 2007

Member from Christchurch CBD

Posts: 4

Ahh Thank you Jim.. Is that the walnut shell or the actual walnut?? May sound
Takes a Cantabrian to know biggrin a dumb question.. But Im not blonde LOL Thanks for your tips.Shazzbiggrin

Blank 28 Jul 2010 7:24pm #4
offline Going-Grey

Member since 29 Apr 2010

Member from Northland Region

Posts: 3149

You need the bit you eat. wink

You can buy packets of shelled walnuts in the baking section of your supermarket.

18854-6002688444 28 Jul 2010 7:41pm #5
offline Shazz333

Member since 06 Dec 2007

Member from Christchurch CBD

Posts: 4

Ahh cool have some of those in cupboard.. Will try it shortly Thanks Going Grey!biggrin

Blank 28 Jul 2010 8:02pm #6
offline Going-Grey

Member since 29 Apr 2010

Member from Northland Region

Posts: 3149

I've used walnut on surface scratches. Hope it works for you. smile


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