Are Lane cedar chests recalled?
In 1996, The Lane Company recalled 12 million cedar chests with latches that automatically locked the lid when it was closed. acquired rights to the Lane brand name in 2017 and is now distributing the free replacement latch and lock to consumers who own the recalled cedar chests.
How do you restore the inside of a cedar chest?
Just take a 220-grit sandpaper and lightly sand the inside of the chest. The interior is unfinished so you can easily do that. Just make sure that you sand in the direction of the grain. A fine sandpaper sanded in the direction of the gain will work wonders to restore the aroma of a chest!
How do you clean an Old Lane cedar chest?
Dust your Lane cedar chest on a regular basis with a soft, lint-free cloth to help keep the finish clean. Use the soft brush attachment on your vacuum cleaner to remove dust from the cedar chest’s exterior.
How do you clean the inside of a Lane cedar chest?
- Vacuum the inside of the cedar chest using the hose with a long, angled attachment with a narrow opening.
- Mix a solution of 3 tablespoons liquid chlorine bleach to 1 cup water.
- Rinse the cleaning cloth with water and wring it out.
- Wipe the inside of the chest with the cloth.
How do you refresh cedar?
Fortunately, you can quickly refresh cedar blocks using basic techniques.
- Sand all six sides of the cedar block lightly with 120-grit sandpaper to cut the wood’s pores and expose new oil pockets.
- Continue lightly sanding the cedar block until each side turns red, indicating fresh cedar oil.
How do I make my cedar smell again?
How to Recharge the Smell of a Cedar Chest
- Remove all items in the chest and wipe down the lining with warm water to remove dust and the surface coating of grime.
- Sand the wood by hand with 60-grit sandpaper.
- Apply a few drops of natural cedar oil to a clean cloth and rub the wood to enhance the natural aroma even more.