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Forum topic by CantBurn posted 11-19-2010 04:50 AM 1051 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-19-2010 04:50 AM

Topic tags/keywords: filler putty glue oil

I have a red wood next to a light wood. I have a gap that needs to be filled, I am thinking about favoring to the darker color. I have seen products like Timbermate™. I also will be apply an oil to this wood, not a stain. So your opinions, what is the best method to fill? Putty? Sawdust? Glue? And which of these is ok for an oil?

-- Chris-Woodstock, Illinois

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#1 posted 11-19-2010 05:08 AM

I had a similar problem on a bar I built, where I had red oak meeting Paduck. I used famowood’s red oak filler and then sanded the whole bartop but it all depends on your design

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#2 posted 11-19-2010 05:45 AM

Thank you, I will check them out. And you had a decent experience with them and with oil?

-- Chris-Woodstock, Illinois

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#3 posted 11-19-2010 07:15 AM

THis is one you need Charles Neil to weigh in on….he has coloring down!

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#4 posted 11-25-2010 08:05 AM

How big is your gap?
If it is big enough you better insert a piece of wood to fix it.
If it small the you can do with wood putty. You need to color your putty so it matches with your finishing color.

Good luck



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