Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'wood filler'

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Maintenance #2: Fixing chair arms

03-09-2022 06:39 PM by Dave Polaschek | 10 comments »

I have a set of chairs for our dining room table (more about that another time) which have the arms joined to the arm supports with dowels. From the factory, those dowels were 1/4 inch. When I lean back in the chair, the dowels will snap off. That has led to broken arms on every one of the six chairs in the set. Last time fixing them, I replaced them with half-inch oak dowels, and most of those are holding fine, but a couple have broken. So here’s the method of fixing them. First...

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What is Epoxy Putty?

01-22-2022 03:39 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 1 comment »

When accidents happen, epoxy putty is good for large fill areas. I show how to prepare, use, and shape epoxy putty in this YouTube video. I hope you find it educational. Link to Video—>

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Minwax wood filler disaster

03-14-2016 12:38 AM by Sprouter | 8 comments »

So I’m new to lumberjocks and wood working and already enjoy the hell out of it. My first project was a toy box for my daughter and at the same time a boat bookshelf for my son, which turned out really good. I have an incra router table but only used a biscuit jointer for the joinery, although I made some nice trim for both projects using the incra. My problem is the minwax wood filler. I used it for nail holes and other defects. I figured I would get minwax stain and wood filler just t...

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Shop Tips #1: Filling Brad/Pin Nail Holes

02-14-2014 01:10 PM by CoolToolShed | 2 comments »

Here’s a “Shop Tip” that some of you probably already know, but for those who don’t, this could save you a bit of aggravation! Here’s a link to the short video:

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Pallet Craft #4: Never buying wood filler again!

07-16-2012 08:10 PM by Ethan Harris | 5 comments »

Hello All, This is not a new tip, but I thought I’d mention it in my blog anyways. As always see my blog at: Ok so working with pallets is not always perfect, the wood is definately not top grade by any means and I will not pretend it is. So occasionally you are going to want to use a wood filler at some point. Now Elmer’s, as well as Varathane and Rustoleum sell wood filler that is pretty good, but the cost can add up significantly and this is ...

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