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Elmer's carpenter wood filler

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Anybody used this product? How did it work for you as a grain filler?
Dave B

May 27, 10 | 8:37 pm
Ken Hundley

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I don't think it ever fully hardens, which leaves it subject to shrinkage over time. I have used it on non-gutiar projects, and it works well as a stainable filler, but I would rather youse Robbie-O'brien's joint compound method over Elnmers....probably a lot less expensive, and the stuff is going to be much easier to sand off.

May 28, 10 | 12:56 pm
blues creek guitars Authorized Martin Repair Ctr

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not worth the effort for guitars I use pore O paq and working on using CA

John Hall
Blues Creek Guitars Inc.
Authorized CF Martin Repair Center

May 28, 10 | 4:13 pm

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I've used it before and still do especially on necks. If you want a one or two coat colored filler it does a good job...and I've not experienced any shrinkage over the 3 or 4 years I've used it. I've found that thinning it with water helps to work it into the pores.

Caution, it may stain the wood some but I always sand back all of the filler on the surface.

May 30, 10 | 11:15 am

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