varnish cleaner - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 03-20-2003
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Posts: 629
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 14
kimberlite is on a distinguished road
varnish cleaner

what do you use to clean fingerprints etc off of a very highly varnished mahogany interior?
thanks
eric
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 03-20-2003
RichH's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,751
Thanks: 9
Thanked 64 Times in 57 Posts
Rep Power: 15
RichH will become famous soon enough
varnish cleaner

Oil based soap. eg.: Murphy''s Oil Soap.

If that doesnt do it, a single drop of tung oil rubbed into the finish with a bare clean hand (in the direction of the wood grain only) until the oil dries (from the heat of your hand rubbing) and the gloss is restored.

If the ''prints'' still dont remove, .... get *rottenstone* from a paint store. Thoroughly clean and wet your bare hand. Sprinkle a *small amount* of rottenstone to the wet hand and rub *with* the grain direction until the hand begins to dry and the rotten stone makes a paste (on your hand) .... continue stroking the surface until the level of ultra-gloss is restored. Then clean the rotten stone off with a few drops of tung oil (olive oil if you cant find tung oil) rubbing with a bare hand until the oil dries into the finish ..... will be smooth and super-glossy as original.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 03-21-2003
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 82
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 14
kimberlt is on a distinguished road
varnish cleaner

ONE PERSON SUGGESTED WHITE VINEGAR AND WATER
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Teak Cleaner docket Gear & Maintenance 2 08-19-2004 02:57 AM
varnish mikehoyt Gear & Maintenance 0 06-03-2004 06:29 AM
Interlux Perfection Varnish (2 part) mikehoyt Gear & Maintenance 0 05-31-2004 05:50 AM
varnish removal joseph53p Gear & Maintenance 3 11-29-2003 07:12 AM
Varnish remains off Deck jb Gear & Maintenance 3 04-28-2002 08:38 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:30 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.