Occasionally, you will get a piece of gorgeous wood that has voids or knots in it. You wouldn’t want to add wood putty, because it wouldn’t retain the look of the knots. But, you want a smooth surface. The solution is to fill the wood knots and voids with epoxy. The results will be beautiful and you’ll be hard pressed to find the patch afterwards.
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Begin by taping off the area around the holes, voids or knots. Press the edges of the painter’s tape down to seal it against the wood.
Remove the epoxy from the packaging. (I used Gorilla Glue Epoxy glue that sets up in 5 minutes.)
Snip or snap off the tip of the epoxy tubes.
Press the cap out of the plungers before trying to depress the plunger. Retain the cap to use if you have any leftover epoxy. [Read more…]