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    Quote Originally Posted by TapToTalk View Post
    With some creativity, you could keep that going for years
    She has three small children. That makes keeping secrets much more difficult!
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    Quote Originally Posted by justthinking View Post
    She has three small children. That makes keeping secrets much more difficult!
    My daughter saw it happen. Luckily she didn't realize it did permanent damage. Otherwise she'd have said something for sure!

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    Ugh. My girls did this a few years ago on my 60 year old solid walnut kitchen table. It required sanding and a full re-finish. Sorry!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MLA View Post
    I'm going to hell, aren't I?
    Only if you do this...

    "How'd that happen?? Okay, kids which one you did that!?!?!"

    Bottom line, it's some minor damage to an object that can be fixed. No actual people were harmed spilling the acetone. ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pokey View Post
    Ugh. My girls did this a few years ago on my 60 year old solid walnut kitchen table. It required sanding and a full re-finish. Sorry!
    I did the same thing to my parents' antique mahogany dining room table when I was a teenager. They lived with a 6" or so spot that was completely noticeable. They finally paid someone to strip and refinish the entire thing...and then sold it.

    I always felt bad about it but they were surprisingly cool and let me keep living at home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peachy View Post
    Perfect solution!
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    I ruined an antique table when I was a kid with nail polish remover. My mom covered it with family pictures and had a piece of glass cut the size of the table and put it on top. It was a really cool photo collage table from then on. Just saying....if the lacquer solution doesn't work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peachy View Post
    Winner! Winner! Chicken dinner! I gag a local woman try to fix it. She made it worse.

    So table runner for now. We don't want to totally refinish it until the kids aren't so likely to scratch it up.




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    Quote Originally Posted by MLA View Post
    Winner! Winner! Chicken dinner! I gag a local woman try to fix it. She made it worse.
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    She may have done a better job had she not been gagged.



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