Most wood does well with oil based products. linseed oil would be my preference but household cooking oil would probably do. But the oil weakens the adhesive and prevents it from sticking to other places as you rub it off.
Always test anything you want to use on an inconspicuous spot.
A forum community dedicated to Do it yourself-ers and home improvement enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about tools, projects, builds, styles, scales, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! Helping You to Do It Yourself!