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Can I use a hardening wood filler over softer wood putty on a walnut island? It would be much better to remove a soft filler and fill any holes from the bottom up with a hard filler, otherwise you risk the hard filler being undermined by the soft material underneath — sort of like building a house on loose foundations. It might just be possible for a hard ...


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I would consider removing the current filler/putty and filling the knots with a colored epoxy. There are tints, described by their distributors as being "food-safe" which are sold specifically to color epoxy for use in countertops, bar tops, etc. although there are many ways to successfully tint or color epoxy. Regardless of the coloring agent, a ...


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I'm by no means an expert but did a very similar project recently, so here's my thoughts/suggestions: Will filling cracks with resin visually add or detract? Obviously a matter of taste, but the appearance of cracks is heavily affected by the finish you choose. I found that unfilled cracks can be made more obvious when applying a finish that sits above the ...


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