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How do you make your own wood cleaner?

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To make your own wood cleaner, combine the juice of one lemon with one tablespoon grapeseed or olive oil and one tablespoon of water in a small jar, close the jar, and shake the ingredients to combine them. Use a cloth to apply the polish to your furniture.

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Alternatively, make a similar furniture polish by using a funnel to pour two tablespoons of olive oil with 1/4 cup of distilled white vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon of lemon oil or fresh lemon juice in an 8-ounce plastic spray bottle. Shake the mixture to emulsify it. Spray the polish onto a microfiber cloth, and use the cloth to polish the furniture. Polish with the wood���s grain, and distribute it evenly as you work.

Another similar recipe for wood cleaner calls for adding 1/4 cup mineral or olive oil with four tablespoons of distilled vinegar and two teaspoons of lemon juice. Because the lemon in lemon-based cleansers can sour, store lemon-based cleaners in the refrigerator between uses.

Make rosemary wood cleaner by adding 1/2 cup each of distilled vinegar and water along with one teaspoon of dish liquid, 1/8 teaspoon of olive oil and six drops of essential rosemary oil in a spray bottle. Mix the ingredients well before use.

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