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Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by Tanya, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. Tanya

    Tanya Member

    sadly, a hot water pipe burst in the basement and despite my best efforts some mold has formed on an antique table I was storing there. What is the most gentle cleaner I can use to remove the mold on the surface of the table? It’s very old and I don’t want to remove natural coloring of the wood. :-( :-(
  2. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    You ought to be able to remove most of it with a soft old cloth: something like an od cotton T shirt, dry. I'd then use another cloth wrung out ALMOST dry in water and wipe over it again, then dry it quickly with another cloth. Get it up into somewhere dry and let it talk to itself for a while. Then, some beeswax, very very sparingly.
  3. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Is there some kind of finish on the table? Do you have a picture?
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  4. James Conrad

    James Conrad Well-Known Member

    Absolutely, let's see the table. :)
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  5. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    If you have the option to take it outside & expose affected areas to sunlight, that is helpful too.
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