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Old 04-15-2015, 02:06 PM   #21
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I'm ready to finish my review.

I would use this stuff again if I had to repair a dent in a barn door. However, I wouldn't repair a dent in a barn door, so I guess that means I'm throwing this crap out.

Elmer's, please cease and desist putting chunks in your wood fill. It makes it really annoying to fill the wood.
After sanding I was left with deep gauges caused by the granular parts being dragged by the knife. Now I have to go back a second time to smooth those areas with a different fill. That means my time was completely wasted last night. That sucks.
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Old 04-15-2015, 08:43 PM   #22
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Try the Elmers that changes colors for nail holes in trim, it's smooth and nice to work with, goes on pink and when dry turns white, sands easy and feathers out well...
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Try the Elmers that changes colors for nail holes in trim, it's smooth and nice to work with, goes on pink and when dry turns white, sands easy and feathers out well...
That works very well as does hardwood floor filler that I got from my floor guy. Thinner than regular putty, goes on smooth and gets very hard.
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Does it accept stain nice. That's what I liked about the original. As long as you didn't let it dry for a week, it would accept stain easily. I used it as a grain filler on a white oak job. It was $8 a quart. Now they want $6 for a measly pint.
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Does it accept stain nice. That's what I liked about the original. As long as you didn't let it dry for a week, it would accept stain easily. I used it as a grain filler on a white oak job. It was $8 a quart. Now they want $6 for a measly pint.
Cheapskate.
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Does it accept stain nice. That's what I liked about the original. As long as you didn't let it dry for a week, it would accept stain easily. I used it as a grain filler on a white oak job. It was $8 a quart. Now they want $6 for a measly pint.
Its Parks wood floor filler, he got it from his flooring supplier. I have also used it as a grain filler.
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I like the regular Elmers filler. No major complaints using it.

I also used Bondo for wood on 11 door slabs that a customer wanted the knobs higher. Bondoed all 11 strike plates and repainted the jambs. Looks great 2 years later.
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Just paid 6.06 for a quart of water based Famowood, maple

$8 is expensive
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Just paid 6.06 for a quart of water based Famowood, maple

$8 is expensive
That's pretty much water vs solvent cost. All the "good" stuff bumped in price.

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