How Do You Remove Dents From Wooden Table Tops?

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How Do You Remove Dents From Wooden Table Tops?

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A solid wooden tabletop can be beautiful, but sometimes, you may accidentally drop something on the surface and cause a dent in the wood. It could be something small, such as a cup, an ashtray or child’s toy that hits the tabletop in just the wrong way and makes a dent. There are simple ways to remove dents from your hardwood furniture. Clean the dented area of the tabletop with a soft cloth. Apply water to the crushed wooden fibers using an artist brush or your fingertip. Be very careful not to get the surrounding area wet at all. Place a wet cloth over the dented area after the water has been applied. Hold an iron, set on a low heat, against the area for 15 seconds. Check the dent, and if it still remains, repeat the steaming process again. Prick the dented area with a pin if the wood has not responded to the steaming process. Make holes to channel the steam from the iron into the wood fibers. Raise the crushed fibers with the pin or your fingertip, to a level slightly above the surr

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