Cellulose-based wood fillers create repairing minor scratches, dents or gouges in wood and similar goods easy. They comes in different colours to match different wood species and stains, in addition to white and natural wood. It is possible to sand, drill and machine the goods once they harden. The final surface is suitable for painting and staining, but you should always employ wood stains before using wood fillers to prevent uneven staining.
Apply the plastic gloves to prevent staining your fingers and palms. The best tool for applying wood fillers is your palms, but the goods stick to skin almost as well as they stick to timber.
Stir the wood filler together with the close of the screwdriver if you’re using a canned product. Wood fillers sold in plastic tubes do not require stirring. Stir the filler until you get a viable, doughy texture.
Scoop out enough wood filler to fill the gap, dent or gouge. Fill large gouges in layers rather than one layer. Form the filler to a plug or other form to match the repair region.
Press the wood filler to the correct location. Apply pressure to ensure decent adhesion. Slightly overfill the hole or gouge to allow for some shrinkage. Use the putty knife to get rid of any excess, but make the wood filler slightly higher than the surrounding timber surface.
Permit the wood filler to harden over one or two hours. Sand the filled fix spot smooth with sandpaper or a rotary tool fitted using a sanding attachment.