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hirzel5

03:35PM | 01/09/05
Member Since: 01/08/05
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We inherited an oak bedroom set that has a strong smell of cigarette smoke. I have not done anything to it yet for fear of making it worse. Anyone know how to get rid of the smell? Thank you

rpxlpx

08:51AM | 01/12/05
Member Since: 03/13/00
1678 lifetime posts
It's not clear from your post if everything you inherited is pure oak, or if there is other material - such as a mattress, furniture stuffing, etc.

(If so, that's probably where the smell originates, not in the wood.)

hirzel5

10:13AM | 01/12/05
Member Since: 01/08/05
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The furniture we received is an oak dresser and chest. The smell is in the wood itself and the drawers. There is no material. thanks
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