We’ve shown you how you can use coffee grinds in your beauty routine to great effect, but coffee grinds can also be helpful in other ways. Another great way to use the grinds is to put some on a q-tip and buff out nick and dings on wooden furniture.

This tip originally comes from 365 Ways to Go Green, but Apartment Therapy recommends letting the grounds sit on the affected area for 5-10 minutes before buffing with a cotton rag. This trick works especially well for medium-dark furniture.

What are some of your furniture fixing ideas?