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The Shoe Polish Hack That Makes Scratched Furniture Look Brand New
One of the most unexpected ways to use shoe polish is on wooden furniture. It can act as a scratch filler and easily erase stubborn
wood furniture scratches.
Get brown shoe polish to match the color of the furniture, or use black polish for espresso-colored furniture. If you need a specific color, you can combine different colors.
If you're worried about creating a mark with the polish, test an inconspicuous spot to see how it will react on your piece. Make sure your furniture is clean
and dry as well.
To apply the shoe polish on the wood, grab a paper towel, wrap it around your finger, and dab a small amount of polish onto the tip. Gently rub the paper towel into the scratch.
If you get shoe polish on the surrounding wood, immediately wipe off the polish so it doesn’t stain
the surface and create a blemish. Add more polish until the scratch disappears.
If you don't think you'll be able to do an effective job using a paper towel, you can use a Q-Tip for a more precise application.