If the wood looks dry, let it sit and then go over it one more time with the oil and vinegar.

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Cool Ideas For Homemade Wooden Pallets Furniture

Work some petroleum jelly into the wood with your fingers with a massage action, and if the wood is in really bad shape, leave the jelly on for some time.

Spray or pour the homemade solution on a soft cloth (never spray directly on the ) and work it in, wiping with the grain. If the wood has detail work, go over the area well with the cloth and solution, then take a soft-bristle brush to work the solution into the grooves.

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