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07-12-12, 07:16 AM   #1  
Wood Filler?

Hello,

could someone please recommend me a good wood filler which I can buy at a local store e.g. HD or Lowes?

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07-12-12, 07:30 AM   #2  
What are you filling? What's going on top - paint, stain,...?

 
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07-12-12, 07:41 AM   #3  
I am filling some damage on a window sill and then paint it with primer and enamel oil based.

 
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07-12-12, 07:46 AM   #4  
Water damage? Depending on the type of damage it might be best to cut out a section and then insert [glue and nail] a piece of new wood.

A pic or two would help us better understand what you are dealing with - http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html


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07-12-12, 07:58 AM   #5  
A dog bit in the sill, so there are lots of holes from the teeth in.

 
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07-12-12, 08:01 AM   #6  
Most any wood filler will work. I'd probably use painter's putty or joint compound..... because I always have some on hand Spackling would also work. I assume teeth marks are the extent of the damage, he didn't snap off any wood, right?


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07-12-12, 08:11 AM   #7  
She snapped only on one sill wood off. I am going to cut this and re-glue some on, fill it, sand and paint it.
I lived in another country for a long time, so I do not know the good product here around anymore. I used this plastic wood filler from DAP years ago, but may there are better products out these days.

 
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07-12-12, 08:21 AM   #8  
Since the damage is minor [other than the snapped off piece] I would think most any filler would work ok.


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07-12-12, 08:24 AM   #9  
As long as you're painting, the options available to you are numerous. Rock hard wood putty, joint compound, bondo,....

 
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07-12-12, 08:33 AM   #10  
OK. THank you guys, I will stick with the DAP then.

 
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