We at Hardwood Artisans think of the furniture pieces we create as our ambassadors. Hold it there until steam begins to rise up.
Soak a small cloth wring it out place it over the dented area and leave it overnight.
How to get dents out of wood table. You can also try a green kitchen scrubby to remove the poly. It is important to us that you like your Hardwood Artisans furniture whil. Cover it with your paper towelrag.
The water will absorb into the wood raising the depressed area. Hold the blade in front of the damage not touching the surface. At this point the water will wick through the material.
Put the damp washcloth on the affected area. I this video I show the hot water and iron method on solid wood to make a compressed ding pop back out to its original shape. Drop two or three drops of water into the dent and let it sit for a day or two.
Let the wood sit for a minute or two to absorb as much moisture as possible. Check back in the morning and if the wood has swelled enough to erase the dents let the affected area dry. With the iron on High apply the iron to the wet paper towel or cloth and make a circular motion dont keep it in just one position as this might burn the surface of the towel.
Now with your iron on its highest setting hold it over the affected area and make small movements back and forth and in circles. The water will wick through the wood and thats fine. Do this for a few minutes and check your results.
Place the tip of a hot iron on the cloth directly over the dent and apply a small amount of pressure. Give the water time to soak into the wood. Dents occur when the wood in the furniture is forcefully compressed.
As the water seeps into the wood it will cause it to soften and become pliable. When the cloth begins to dry out remove the iron. Simply soak a washcloth in water and ring it out a bit so its not sopping wet.
Now with your iron on its highest setting place it on the damp washcloth over the affected area and make small movements back and forth and in circles. If the surface is not flat skip to Step 2. Keep the blade moving as you touch down on the surface just before you drag the blade over the fill.
Depending on the force of the blow the dent could be wide and shallow or deep like a puncture. Put a dab of water on the affected area. Level the fill with the knife.
Try using some mineral spirits to remove the poly. In my case I did this for about 3-5 minutes. Unlike many other surface damages to your wood furniture a dent is actual damage to the wood and not the finish necessarily.
Make sure there is a lot of steam being generated. Once you apply heat to the spot the wood will expand and the dent will lift right out. Step 1 Fill the wood dent with a few drops of plain hot water from an eyedropper.
To fix the dent. Place a damp cloth over the dent. Raising the dent from a wood surface will restore the beauty and leave the surface without a trace of damage.
Remove any lacquer or varnish with the steel wool. Just enough to cover the dent s. Small dents can frequently be corrected with just a couple drops of water.