Remove stain from untreated hardwood table.

Old 06-05-07, 05:17 PM
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Remove stain from untreated hardwood table.

I have an outdoor hardwood table which had patches of candlewax on it for an extended period of time. I scaped the wax off and gave the table a scrub with sugar soap and hot water. Patches of dark stain remain. How can I even out the colour of the wood before I put a timber finish on it. Please help!
Old 06-06-07, 05:46 AM
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Stain's not coming out. Best bet is to apply a dark colored stain to seal the table and cover the wax.
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you could try a wood bleach or oxcylic acid, but the stain may be too deep or you may beach everything around it worse.
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Wood contaminated by wax or oil will have adhesion problems when applying stains and finishes.

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