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My husband has just finished one of two Mission style bookcases. He used Minwax wipe-on gel stain and Minwax wipe-on varnish. The wood we used is solid red oak, mostly rift-sawn and quarter sawn., and sanded to 220 grit sandpaper. Somehow after the first coat of stain, a set of fingerprints got onto the top. I don't know if they had glue in them or not, but these areas are now blotchy (pale) and sticky and uneven. Adding the second coat of stain or the varnish didn't help, and actually made the problem worse. Any suggestions for repairing the pale areas without having to re-sand and re-finish the top? Thanks.