Help in Repairing Chipped Piece of Dresser Wood

Old 09-11-19, 08:29 AM
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Hi there,

I'm new here so apologies for the basic question. I'm looking to repair a bit of chipped wood off a dresser. I've attached what the chip looks like here. You can see a bit of the bare wood, and the top could be some sort of other wood-looking laminate or vinyl? not sure. Either way, would love to repair it, but I'm not sure whether to use wood filler or putty, or something else. Doesn't need to be perfect, just needs to be not that.

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Old 09-11-19, 08:50 AM
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That is a wood veneer over partical board.

If you have the original chip you can glue it back with Elmers or wood glue!

Being a veneer the easy repairs are limited, one option wold be to get a wax pencil the same color and just jeep rubbing the spot till it fills up, may not look the best but better than a chip.

Other suggestions will come!
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If you don't have the piece to re-glue in place I'd be using a brown, permenant magic marker and just color the particle board so the chip isn't so visible.
Old 09-11-19, 09:54 AM
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You could try a wood filler. But it's so shallow I doubt it would stick properly. I like Marq's suggestion and try to fill with a wax scratch repair crayon.

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