The occasional crack might happen, depending on climate, and may need to be patched with wood putty
Using it like wood putty
, I sanded it down after it dried, stained the stock, and finished it.
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4 Fill deep gouge with color matched wood putty
, or by mixing a bit of sawdust and colorant with epoxy glue.
You can also try plugging the holes with steel wool or taping pieces of aluminum window screen over the holes for a few weeks (while the bees are out), and then fill the holes with wood putty
. If you're interested in rehoming them, you might consider the above options in addition to placing some untreated softwood logs in a dry, protected area away from your home to serve as a more attractive option for the carpenter bees to burrow into.
After the first coat of finish, fill the screw head recesses with soft wood putty
to match the stain and cover with a final coat of finish.
It has a large crack in the pistol grip, and the previous owner attempted to repair it with wood putty
in the crack and to strengthen it by wrapping the grip in duct tape.
The wood finish is smooth and even with no patches of wood putty
What to sell: wood putty
, putty knife, sandpaper, exterior primer, exterior paint, cabinet knobs, hooks and shelving.
The shrinkage and expansion usually makes it impractical to use wood putty
to fill the gaps, because the putty will generally loosen and come out.
It had a broken stock, but Dad and I carved a new one, and with a lot of wood putty
and some electrician's tape, we finally got it fitted.
If there are any cracks now is the time to use the water-based wood putty
. Carefully seal all the cracks and imperfections that you wish, allow the putty to dry and lightly swipe with a damp cloth.