To remove wood stain from wood, apply varnish remover to the wood to soften the finish so that it can be scraped away. If the wood stain is present after the first coat, apply a second coat. More »

In order to remove water stains from wood, users can try to iron the moisture out of the wood. This works best if the stains are only a few days old. More »

Remove water stains from wood furniture without refinishing using mineral spirits or denatured alcohol to rub the stain. Work in a well-ventilated area. If these solvents do not draw out the water, the other option is re... More »

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