Suggestions for removing cork from a tabletop

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Forum topic by Pitt posted 12-03-2011 07:34 PM 822 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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12-03-2011 07:34 PM

Hi all

During Thanksgiving we put a hot dish on a cork-bottomed trivet on our sideboard. Some of the cork remained baked onto the table. Any suggestions for cleaning/removing this? No idea what the finish is on the antique sideboard.


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#1 posted 12-03-2011 08:13 PM

I think I would try a tool like the Fein Multimaster with a scraper attachment. Those tools are amazing.

FYI – IMO, you don’t need the rather espensive Fein product. There are imitators that are almost as good and a lot cheaper. I use a Rockwell SoniCrafter.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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