How to get rid of stubborn water spots on wood for good!

A friend of mine messaged me and asked if  I knew of a good way to get rid of water marks on wood furniture.  Why yes, yes I do!  I use the good ol’ ironing method.  I happened to have a piece that was in need of some repair, so I took a few minutes, snapped a few cheesy iPad pics, and voila!
The water marks are G-O-N-E!!!

Ok y'all, here's what we're working with...I know, it's pretty pathetic looking.
Ok y’all, here’s what I’m working with…I know, it’s pretty unsightly.

I gathered my supplies~
…an iron
…an old pillow case
…a spray bottle filled with water
…tung oil or other oil and an old rag to apply

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I sprayed the pillow case until moist, not saturated.image

Placed the pillow case moist side down…
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…and with the iron on the highest setting and no steam…
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…the ironing began!  Keep the iron moving to avoid burning the wood and check it often.
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It took me about three minutes to get a repair that I was satisfied with.
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Once I was certain that it was dry, I applied a bit of tung oil to refresh the wood.
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Here she is looking good as new!
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Do you have a favorite method for ridding wood furniture of pesky water spots? If so, we’d love to hear them. xo

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