Raise your hand if all the furniture in your house is in pristine condition. Didn’t think so. Every piece of furniture has dings and blemishes in it. Whether it’s a piece we’re going to refurbish or one we already have, we are always in need of long-term solutions how to fix gouges in wood furniture. That’s when we found Mohawk Products. Their line of consumer touch up and repair products has been great for us with fixing gouges and damage in wood furniture.
How to Fix Gouges in Wood FurnitureA few years ago, we scored a great deal on two Campaign side table dressers. We refinished them and they look amazing. However, some time in the last two years the corner has chipped off of one of the dresser drawers.
The drawer can sometimes get off it’s track and the corner bangs into the campaign hardware, which is what chipped the drawer front. We haven’t known how to fix it so we’ve just left it.
This is where our first experience with Mohawk Products came in. We didn’t want to use flimsy wood filler or drippy two-part epoxy to try to fix this spot.
Luckily, Mohawk has an awesome Epoxy Putty Stick that was perfect for this job.
How to use epoxy putty
With the Epoxy Putty Stick, you can cut off exactly the amount of material you need for your furniture blemish.
I removed the silver cap, cut off what we needed and replaced the cap to keep it fresh.
Then with the part that was cut off, I molded it in my hand to activate the epoxy inside.
Then, I simply shaped the putty into the corner of the dresser where I needed it to be and then smoothed it out.
The putty was solid by morning and completely like a new corner.
The Epoxy Putty Stick comes in a range of colors depending on the wood you’re fixing.
Since we had a blue piece of furniture, we opted to use the white color, but needed to now match it to the rest of the dresser.
We could have painted it, but we long ago got rid of the paint from this project. Luckily, we used another Mohawk product called the Ultra Mark.
The Ultra Mark is a wood stain marker that allows you to touch up chips, scratches or dinged edges.
Luckily, there are approximately 957 colors of the Ultra Mark, so we were able to select the Royal Blue Ultra Mark which very closely resembled the color of the dresser.
You can’t even tell that the dresser used to have a chipped corner. The Epoxy Putty and Ultra Mark from Mohawk Products really helped make this project a breeze.
Mohawk has tons of great repair products for wood, leather, fabric and metal and we’re excited to try out some more around the house!
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