Best way to fill in hole in table top?


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Old 04-27-20, 03:21 PM
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Best way to fill in hole in table top?

This was a tv stand with a rotating table top, but that part broke off. It's still ok to use, but wanted to fill in the hole at the top (its quite big in diameter).

 
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Old 04-27-20, 03:24 PM
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I would probably put a new 3/4" top on, right over the top of the existing top, then retrim the edge. Unless you plan on painting it, there is no "patching" that hole.
 
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You have the above choices or you could make it stand out re: a feature.
Sand the top so the color is the same as it looks like you have some sun damage.
This depends on if the top is solid wood.
Get some MDF or whatever then glue veneer of a different wood on it.
I would probably go with a dark veneer.
Or you could get a piece of wood just slightly thicker, insert it and then sand it and the top down.
The cut out circle would have to be perfect and you would have to cut the insert perfectly.

OR you could try your hand a some fancier wood inlay work.
OR find a round plaque, tile or whatever that would fit in the hole.
OF fill it with a colored epoxy.

All depends how much work tou want to put into it.


 
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Old 04-27-20, 11:45 PM
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Ok thanks, after looking up epoxy, I see there is something called wood filler that would be a quick fix. I plan to just put a lamp in the center, so that should hide it mostly.
 
 

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