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Posted by Mr. Paint on March 25th, 2003 06:21 AM
In reply to wood bleaching of rose wood table, chairs and sideboard by I Sinclair on March 25th, 2003 04:20 AM [Go to top of thread]

Ian.........wood bleach won't take out stain. As I have mentioned in previous posts - wood stain is like a tattoo - more or less permanent.

You don't mention what type of wood this furniture is - but if it is not oak - or some other light color wood - it is always going to be dark. Also, if it is just a veneer - you cannot sand it - as the veneer is not thick enough - you will go right through.

Keep in mind too - that newer furniture often has diffent types of wood (or even plastic) stained and grained so it all looks the same - trying to change this can make a mess.

If it is quality furniture - I would talk to a professional refinisher - he or she can advise you. Other than that - I would either leave it alone or paint it....

Mr. Paint

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