Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil

60 Minutes

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 Credit goes to .Heili's Healthy Haven
This is what I am going to attempt this idea on, hope it works!
Hot Mess!
Front before I began.
Ewww! Ouch!
Side, untouched, but ol running from the top...I am kinda messy :)
Front after.
TV table half done....
Half done....
All done!
Finished, and in it's new home!

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  • Delores
    on Nov 2, 2019

    My husband put a towel on my table top to iron hemming strips to curtains problem when he took towel my table top had lost its shine and looked like Big water stain help

    • Jenny
      An hour ago

      Someone left a hot coffee mug on my dark wood Indian teak coffee table. Left a white ring. It disappeared completely with a quick run with Vasoline. 20 years later it has never returned.

  • Pampam
    on Jan 8, 2020

    Must I use canola oil, or can I use olive or coconut oil?

  • Lora Taylor Hyatt
    on Jan 8, 2020

    Why was your cost for this listed at $22 ?

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  • O G
    on Mar 17, 2020

    I am going to do this right now

  • Linda
    on May 9, 2020

    This combo of oil and vinegar ruined the finish on my cabinets. They are very blotchy looking. How can they be fixed without replacing cabinets. I have lung issues so can't refinish them?

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