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Blemish On Teak Tabletop After Sanding

by SleepingFox
posted 09-19-2018 07:03 PM

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#1 posted 09-19-2018 07:17 PM

Looks like you sanded through the teak veneer. That table is most certainly plywood with a veneer.

-- Aj

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#2 posted 09-20-2018 12:59 AM

Ah, I’ll stop sanding then. Thanks!

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#3 posted 09-20-2018 01:26 AM

Yup, you sanded through the veneer. Most furniture, especially exotic woods, are very thin veneer over particle board or MDF these days so you don’t have much room for sanding. For future reference, your best bet for removing the iron stain was probably to use a chemical stripper to remove the finish and then oxalis acid solution to remove the iron stain. If you need to scrub, use a synthetic steel wool.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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