How to remove black marks off after sanding?

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Hello! My dad sand this table for me but these black marks were left behind. How do I get them off? Thank you!

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#1 posted 11-12-2020 03:25 AM

Maybe a cabinet scraper.

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#3 posted 11-12-2020 12:30 PM

as on the other forum, the basic questions were not answered.
the marks are from the lumber mill – tool marks. (not the sander or sandpaper).
the black marks are probably aged wood (or mold) from being in outside storage.
the questions asked (and never answered) were:
what kind of wood
what kind of sander
what sandpaper
what are your realistic expectations for the project.
the sanding process is not finished – it still has quite a way to go.
(some people actually like the “rustic” look of reclaimed lumber).
and photos of the entire table could provide the most accurate responses.


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