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Old 07-20-2018, 07:34 PM   #1
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How to get dried gum off of a wooden headboard?
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Old 07-20-2018, 08:03 PM   #2
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Maybe goo gone? No experience- just an idea. I'd try it in a non-conspicuous place first.
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Get as much as you can off and then rub eucalyptus oil until the rest comes off.
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I have found that coconut oil dissolves other things on wood like wax so you may want to give it a try on the gum and then it also makes the wood like new
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Any kind of oil will dissolve gum, it's just a matter of how much. I personally would go with something like petroleum jelly or coconut oil because they are solid and more easily controlled so you won't have a grease spot. If you have some kind of cooking oil, then dabbing it on a cloth and rubbing it would work as well.
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