My dad gave me two very old Winsted, CT (where I was born) made chairs, very similar to Hitchcock, and an old Gilbert clock (also made in Winsted). They've all been in the attic for a very long time, and are pretty dirty, not just surface grime. Someone mentioned applying a good layer of Gojo, the handcleaner stuff, letting it sit for a while, and then cleaning gently with a fine steel wool. We're still nervous about doing that, especially on the stencilled areas of the chairs. Anybody heard of this technique, or have any suggestions for us? Thanks!
Using Gojo to clean old wooden chairs, clocks?
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