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DIY Furniture Polish & Scratch fix

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Ingredients Notes Lab Tested
1 lemon, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon water Squeeze the juice form the lemon and mix with the oil and water. Apply a think coat on the wood surface and let sit for 5 minutes. Use a soft cloth to buff to a shine. Do not save, make this fresh each time Not Tested (Formulation 52)
3 parts light mineral oil, 1 part olive oil and a drop of lemon juice   Not Tested (Formulation 53)
Olive oil and beeswax   Not Tested (Formulation 54)
Lemon oil and some beeswax   Not Tested (Formulation 55)
Mayonnaise Use soft cloth and wipe with a small amount Not Tested (Formulation 56)
Mix 2 parts olive oil with 1 part lemon juice Apply to furniture with a soft cloth and wipe dry Not Tested (Formulation 57)
1/8 cup linseed oil, 1/8 cup vinegar, ΒΌ cup lemon juice Mix ingredients together and apply with a soft cloth. Rub into wood Not Tested (Formulation 58)
10-15 drops of lemon or lavender oils with a cup of water Use rags, sponges and scrubbers, even crumbed newspaper instead of paper towels Not Tested (Formulation 59)
White toothpaste To remove water stains on furniture, dab white toothpaste into stain. Allow paste to dry and then remove and buff with cloth Not Tested (Formulation 60)
Meat of a walnut Rub wood to hide wood scratches Not Tested (Formulation 61)
Cornstarch To remove residue build up from furniture polish, sprinkle on wood furniture, wipe and buff until grime disappears Not Tested (Formulation 62)

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