White heat marks on wood furniture

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How do I remove the white heat marks from a wood table?
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  • Here's what I've pinned... just in case. Mayonnaise. I've heard it works wonders!! Let me know if you it does the trick. :o)

  • Sandy Bowlin Sandy Bowlin on Aug 01, 2013
    My son had white circles on his coffee table and I used a hot iron over a clean pc. of rag or cloth. It worked wonders, just keep circling it over and over until the white disappears.

  • Catherine Smith Catherine Smith on Aug 03, 2013
    Yes, mayo does work and so does Sandy's suggestion. Takes some time and some patience, but well worth the effort.

  • Bev Kent Bev Kent on Aug 08, 2013
    tried the mayo with no success but the warm iron did the trick, thank you

  • Nina F Nina F on Aug 08, 2013
    I have a brown heat spot on a unfinished wood island... i tried the mayo but it didn't do a thing. Any suggestions?

  • Lois Powell Lois Powell on Aug 08, 2013
    Be cautious with the hot iron over a clean cloth. I used that method on a white spot on my table and ended up with a bigger spot. Made the finish crackly and rough.........much to my dismay.

  • Sandy Bowlin Sandy Bowlin on Aug 09, 2013
    You can't keep the iron on one spot, you have to keep it moving around or it will also grab the old wax off the top and yes, leave a bigger spot. Sorry, should have mentioned that before. I actually DID DO THAT, but then I tried to go over it again with quick successions and it took that off too.