What Type of Cloths Do You Use on Raw Wood?

Best Cloths for Cleaning Raw Wood

  • Is it safe to use terry cloths use on raw wood or will it snag? 
  • I have rustic furniture with knots & burrs, and the microfiber gets snagged on the knots & burrs. What are the best rags for cleaning/dusting rustic furniture?

To Clean Rustic or Raw Wood Furniture

For rustic or raw wood, the easiest way to clean it is with a vacuum hose attachment with a brush. It looks like this https://amzn.to/3qRKp9q and one probably came with your vacuum.

After you’ve got the dust out of the nooks and crannies, you can use a damp sponge to go over the wood. Using either a terry cloth or a microfiber cloth can cause catching that leaves fragments of your cloth in the furniture.
The key is damp – you don’t want to get the wood wet. Water is not good for wood.

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