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Forum topic by Sparky_Texas posted 06-12-2011 02:43 PM 908 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Sparky_Texas

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06-12-2011 02:43 PM

The other day I was re-sawing some un-dryed red oak. I get the stuff from a mill down the road for next to nothing. I usually cut to rough demensions and let dry in the attic for a few month.

I left a board face down on the saw for about 5 minutes. Now there is a dark brown stain. No rust, just a dark stain.

I keep the top well treated with Johnson’s past wax and have not had problems with rust or staining before.

Any suggestions on removing the stain?

Thanks

Sparky


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Minorhero

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#1 posted 06-12-2011 02:46 PM

I’ve heard good things about bar keeper’s friend but have never used it myself. I’m used to dealing with rust not other kinds of stains.

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#2 posted 06-12-2011 02:47 PM

You might a little mineral spirits and a scotch brite pad under your sander. If that doesn’t do it, try switching to fine grit sandpaper. You’ll need to re-apply the wax when done.

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#3 posted 06-12-2011 03:08 PM

yeah a thing mineral spirits will work the stain is oak tannin

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