Cabinets, Furniture, Woodworks/white spots on oak


I've noticed white spots in numerous areas of my oak chair.  Do you know what it is and what might have caused them?  Thanks

Hi Patty
Nice to hear from you.
This can only be caused by moisture of some kind.
Is it definite round spots or is it more a random white haze?
Do you recall possibly a damp article being placed on the chair?
They make a product called Blush Eraser for these mark but try rubbing with some furniture oil first.

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