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Restoring heavily distressed oak & keeping the distressing marks

Discussion in 'Wood / Woodwork / Carpentry' started by 816swim, 26 Mar 2020.

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    I want to restore a wonderfully distressed oak tabke top.

    First I have to get rid of old oil applications.

    I was thinking of using oxalic acid.

    Your ideas please.
     
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    Oxallic acid removes iron stains. AFAIK it isn't a degreaser so it won't remove oil finishes.
     
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    Paint stripper removes oil and waxes .
     
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