Good results from EvapoRust (yet, once again!). Here, the table is 5 minutes removed from my makeshift lower planer table holding jig (sheet metal and evaporust) and after a gentle washing. Have to ROS sand this week and research cleaning and protecting cast iron table tops (has been a while since doing my jointer beds). Table is not in bad shape at all, except for a dime size area of severe pitting, which I guess stays forever?
And my shhhhhh don’t look closely hack paint job:
-- Yes, my profile picture is of a Carpenter Bee! The name is derived from the Ancient Greek "wood-cutter"