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Forum topic by kdavid posted 09-28-2010 02:40 PM 1026 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-28-2010 02:40 PM

Hi all, I had to take the legs of off of a teak table due to failure of one end. Now I am left with holes from the fasteners and also where the glue took up some of the finish and tore uo some partical board underneath.In the pictures you can see the light ares , that’s where the damage is. How can I fill in the areas so they will take reinsertion of the mounting hardware and on the long strip, I need it to be flush and glueable. As always any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance..Kirk David…it seems I don’t know how to load pictures, sorry

-- Kirk..... " Hope I die before I get old "

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#1 posted 09-29-2010 04:36 PM


-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#2 posted 09-29-2010 04:53 PM

I agree with Terri, if you take some match sticks and glue them in the holes, sand, and they should hold screws etc for the hardware. To fill gaps etc, take polyurethane glue and mix it with fine sawdust from the same wood you are working with and press it into the holes etc. It will expand so try not to use too much. Sand and stain.

On the pictures, put your pictures into a site like Photobucket, then copy and past the HTML link to your post.

Good luck !

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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