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Old 05-11-2012, 10:18 AM   #1
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Interior Hickory Wood Cleaning/Waxing - 2010 Classic

I have been thinking about cleaners and wax to use on the wood work in the trailer. There are so many products out there that I am baffled as to what might be the best products to use on the wood to keep it like new for as long as possible.
Sure I wipe them off when dusty, but is an oil needed? I don't want to ruin the coating that is on the wood by using the wrong thing.
I'd like to hear what you have tried/use on the Hickory and what results you see.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:34 AM   #2
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My favorite wax for wood furniture is Renaissance wax. Easy to use and does a great job.

Renaissance Wax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:42 AM   #3
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We've used Murphy's Oil Soap for years.

http://www.colgate.com/MurphyOilSoap...iginal-formula
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I believe all the hickory is polyurethaned and sealed. Murphy's to clean is all I would do.
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Don't use anything containing containing orange oil! It will remove some finishes nicely.
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Old 05-12-2012, 02:51 PM   #6
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The main thing I was worried about is causing a problem to the wood by using the wrong products on it.
Your suggestions are right on mark.
Thanks for the replies.
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:51 PM   #7
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I found a link that explains a few things about Hickory wood.
Here's the link.
Pros and Cons of Hickory Cabinets | Handy Homeowners
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I believe all the hickory is polyurethaned and sealed. Murphy's to clean is all I would do.

Thanks Rich,
Took your advice and just wanted to say that Murphy's oil soap is the way to go. The woodwork is clean and looks good.
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