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lilredweldingrod

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08-07-2011 11:00 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question removing a stain dog urine finish plywood finishing

Short of burning the whole thing, what do you do to get rid of the urine stain on the side of a new cabinet? Raw plywood, no finish yet.This looks like he is on Lasik. I didn’t know a medium sized dog (Queensland heeler) could make a stain this high and wide!


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#1 posted 08-07-2011 11:08 PM

Ouch….

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rance

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#2 posted 08-07-2011 11:32 PM

Just call it “Fine Wood Stain” and consider it “Character”.

No pictures = It didn’t happen, but I’m sorry if it really did. :(

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#3 posted 08-07-2011 11:46 PM

Hey Rance, does this help?

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#4 posted 08-07-2011 11:55 PM

I give vinegar a go.

-- Joe

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#5 posted 08-07-2011 11:59 PM

Rand, you’re going to have to give him lots of beer, and get him to stain the whole thing uniformly. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 08-08-2011 12:07 AM

Vinegar might do it… Liquid Bleach was the first thing that came into my mind…

I DO think you can get it out…

Let us know what DID it… OK?

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#7 posted 08-08-2011 12:30 AM

Charlie, I like your solution best. lol But I can’t get near him. He knows what he did. lol

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#8 posted 08-08-2011 12:35 AM

that’s a pisser. Not sure I’d wast good beer on the dog. I’d try the vinegar or bleach. Or, it you drink enough beer you just won’t care. You weren’t talking about getting the poor bastard fixed when he did this were you?

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#9 posted 08-08-2011 12:51 AM

Oh Cr*p, I don’t know what I would do, to the dog I mean.
We use a dog urine removal product, it’s called Nature’s Miracle, on pet stains. It works on fabrics, finished wood floors and such.

-- Mel,

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#10 posted 08-08-2011 01:25 AM

sorry but that is something you have to deal with yourself :-)
I don´t do latrinwork

hope you can fix it ...... but I gess you shuold have done it right away when it still was wet
I´m afraid you have to make a new side or paint it all black :-(

Dennis

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#11 posted 08-08-2011 01:39 AM

I would go with a good washing with clear water and then pet stain remover. Do the whole side.

Let it dry and then a light sanding and go with the regular finish schedule.

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MedicKen

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#12 posted 08-08-2011 02:01 AM

Anti Icky Poo!! No kidding. No Really. I mean it. For sure. Google it

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#13 posted 08-08-2011 02:08 AM

I’m with jeepturner, I use Nature’s Miracle too and it will clean stains off raw wood, it might raise the grain a bit, though…

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#14 posted 08-08-2011 02:12 AM

I wouldn’t use bleach as the chlorine left in the wood will attract moisture and probably give you finishing issues. If you do try it though, make sure you follow it with a good neutralizing agent such as white vinegar.

Better still, I read on Woodweb that OdorXit Concentrate is the product of choice in the US. Apparently, it doesn’t just cover up the smell/stain, but actually removes it. I’ve no personal experience of it, just repeating what I read. Don’t forget to do the underneath as well as it is probably stained as well.

Good luck!

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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rance

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#15 posted 08-08-2011 02:43 AM

Eeeeewwww! That confirms it “Better pissed off than pissed on”. Since we are all voting here, I go with what David K said with an emphasis on “Do the whole side”. And do it as quick as possible. Too bad you don’ thave time to test on another piss of wood. If none of the above works, disassemble it and PLANE it off.

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