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How to get Goo Gone off wood?

by groland
posted 08-18-2017 06:01 PM


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Woodknack

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#1 posted 08-18-2017 06:05 PM

I would try soap and warm water, or acetone followed by alcohol.

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#2 posted 08-18-2017 06:40 PM

I agree with Rick … and next time use a card scraper!

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#3 posted 08-18-2017 07:34 PM

I just start with mineral spirits. Works like a champ.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#4 posted 08-18-2017 07:42 PM

I would have used the dreaded belt sander to remove the tag…..... I’d still use it even now…... Jerry (in Tucson)

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#5 posted 08-18-2017 08:44 PM

Now, the wood is soaked with Goo Gone and, since it is mineral spirits, glue won’t stick to it.

Not mineral spirits… according to the MSDS, it’s mostly kerosene (CAS #64742-47-8) with a touch of limonene and orange extract.

Mineral spirits would have been my first choice as well… but Acetone will probably be best now to remove and dry out the kerosene.

Cheers,
Brad

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#6 posted 08-18-2017 08:47 PM

Ouch! The red oak at the HD here is asking about $7.50/bf.

I believe Goo Gone has some nonvolatile oils in it besides anything like mineral spirits. The MS will evaporate but it’ll take some time of the other oils to go away. I’d try wiping with alcohol/laquer thinner/acetone to clean the oils out.

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#7 posted 08-19-2017 02:52 AM

Another vote for acetone here.

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#8 posted 08-19-2017 08:39 AM

soap and warm water

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