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Forum topic by fourtay22 posted 04-22-2015 06:47 AM 938 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-22-2015 06:47 AM

Hi all

Any ideas on how to best address these scratches in the veneer? Only stripped, no sanding yet. Veneer fairly thin.

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#1 posted 04-22-2015 10:47 AM

I don’t think you’ve got many options, those look pretty deep and you’ll likely do more damage trying to correct. What is the piece, what is the % of scratched surface to whole? Camoflage with a dark stain and maybe some color matched putty to minimize, or just whip out the “Character” hammer and an awl and distress the rest.

Tough call, Be nice to see the pice as a whole to really say more.

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#2 posted 04-22-2015 08:41 PM

Try steaming it and a light sanding after. that may get more out but looks like you’ll still have some issues. But camouflage can really help too. I’ve used a stain pen to touch up darken an area around scratches before. Hid the issues pretty well

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