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Posted on Finishing ideas for live edge "wormy" walnut?????

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#1 posted 04-19-2018 04:37 PM

Oxalic acid acts as a bleach so while it may help with the “dirty” look of the wood it may also change the color of the wormy wood too and if it gets on the darker heart wood it will bleach that too.
I would first dry cleaning the edges up with a flap sander and a fine wire brush wheel on a hand drill.
Or better yet, if you have an air compressor try sand blasting the edges with inexpensive hand held sand blaster (about $30) and a soft material like ground walnut shells or soda.

-- Les B, Oregon


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