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Marks on French polished side board

Posted by renov8r (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 10, 11 at 9:14

We have a large antique French polished side board which has developed a smudge on the front drawer. It is very obvious, because the rest of the piece is beautifully shined. I am not sure how I should get it out. I don't know what it has been caused by, but rubbing it with a soft cloth does nothing. I don't do anything to the piece of furniture except dusting with a dry microfibre cloth, so it is not furniture cleaner. Can anyone give me some suggestions?

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RE: Marks on French polished side board

You need an automotive swirl mark remover. That ultra-fine abrasive compound should polish away the smudge. Then you can wax it.
The compound I have (and use for everything) is 3M Perfect-it III.

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