Moisten a cloth sparingly with water. Wipe the spotted portion of wood to remove any grime.
Squeeze 1 tablespoon of ordinary white toothpaste into a bowl. Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda into the toothpaste using a spoon.
Dip 0000-grade steel wool in the toothpaste mixture. Rub the mixture over the hot spot, following the wood’s grain lines.
Continue rubbing the toothpaste mixture over the hot spot until the white blotch disappears. Prepare additional paste, if necessary.
Moisten another cloth sparingly with water. Wipe the mixture off the table.
Wipe the wood with a towel. Eliminate all moisture from the table.
Things You Will Need
- 2 cloths
- 1-tablespoon ordinary white toothpaste
- 1-teaspoon baking soda
- 0000-grade steel wool
- Buff the previously spotted wood with oil or wax, if necessary, to restore shine.