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Forum topic by Keen1 posted 01-29-2008 08:45 AM 1093 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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Keen1

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01-29-2008 08:45 AM

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Had some felt stuck to the back of a project (kid’s school project that is), didn’t realize that some of meduim ca glue used some pieces underneath had come through the felt (long boring story there). I laid on the granite countertop in our kitchen. My wife was able to get the glue and felt off okay but now there are dull spots all over the once shiny countertop. I realize this isn’t so much a wood question but I’m hoping somebody with knowledge of ca glue can tell me: Are the dull spots residue that can be polished out to restore the shine or did the ca glue “strip” the glossy finish? I’m trying to figure out which direction to go to get it back to normal and get myself out of the doghouse.

-- Dad to 5, Son of The One


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#1 posted 02-11-2008 04:46 PM

Saw this in the lost posts section of the e-mag.

I can think of 3 things.

1. Residue. Try cleaning with a release agent for CA glue “Super Solvent” (good to have around anyway)
http://www.woodcraft.com/family.aspx?familyid=346&mode=details#tabs
Please test this in a hidden but polished area to make sure you don’t do more damage.

2. CA etched the granite in case you’ll have to polish the stone.

3. Scratched the surface cleaning. Unlikely but you’ll have to Polish

-- Che.

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