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I recently purchased and received a brand new black wooden coffee table which arrived with a sticker on top. I carefully removed the sticker itself but it left a adhesive or sticky residue. What can I use to remove this residue without leaving a mark or blemish on the coffee table? Thank you

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  • Goo Gone. Used this many times, never had an issue.
  • WD-40 and elbow grease. Emphasis on elbow grease, works in a pinch though. Be cautious about using WD-40 on wood though.
  • Rubbing alcohol. Supposed to take care of most every type of adhesive, and in my opinion, it smells nice.
  • 3M Adhesive Remover. Never used this stuff, but I hear it's amazing.
  • Baby Oil(Thanks to @CarlWitthoft). He says it works well.
  • A razor blade and a steady hand. I'd consider this a last resort.
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    I'd be very hesitant to use WD40 on a wood surface. Even more hesitant to use a razor-- you're pretty much guaranteed to remove the finish. GooGone, or baby oil (yeah, really!) are the choices to use. – Carl Witthoft Aug 8 '16 at 16:01
  • @CarlWitthoft Amended my answer to reflect those points. Thanks! – Gabe Evans Aug 8 '16 at 16:12
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Please grab a hair dryer, warm the surface of the adhesive them gently rub the adhesive off with a stiff cloth with a little cooking oil on it. It will come off easy with no issues.

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