This post might help you David
I've also had luck with Hemp oil or Tung oil. :)
H i David,
You could use Salt and Mayonnaise (Salt brings out the damp and Mayonnaise feeds the wood). You could also use Metal Polish too.........
I used a mixture of olive oil & salt. Good luck
With a hair dryer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbg_91_ngRA