Originally Posted by Barry
The hamster is lacquered. The cheek piece is only sanded then wetted with water. As soon as the material is wetted with anything, this shows up. I've sanded to a fine burnish with wire wool, no difference. I've sealed, no difference.
May be no saving it mate if its through the wood.
Even if the company sent you another piece, you've put time and effort into that one.
Painting it may be the only way forward ?
Shapes still good.