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4 Best Wood Fillers For Dents & Cracks | Safety Hardware Store

We all are connected with antiques in our homes, whether it’s furniture or any object that reminds us of our forefathers. With time, these objects get old and are subject to regular wear and tear. Thus, antique furniture and woodcraft lovers are always on the lookout for the best wood fillers to ensure these products remain as good as new. Safety Hardware offers the best wood fillers to fulfil your very wooden repair needs.

Wood fillers are used to restore and repair wrecked wooden objects by hiding any dents or cracks in the wood. The procedure includes filling the cracks, allowing the filler to heal, sanding it to a smooth one, and then levelling the finish.

However, before investing in wood fillers, you must know whether they will work for you or not. For this, firstly, observe the condition of your object, and if 50% of the article has been damaged, then it’s better to replace it. But if the object has several cracks and holes, you can fill it with wood fillers. 

Check the top 4 wood fillers by Safety Hardware to keep your wooden objects as good as new throughout the years.

3M 20082 Bondo Wood Filler

Bondo Wood Filler provides wood surfaces with durable and stable repair on a wide scope of projects, including the home’s interior and exterior. It is perfect for every wooden surface because it turns the area into a brown color when applied. The two-part wood filler forms a strong bond with the wood and does not shrink. You can also use this filler to remake missing or spoiled pieces of wood for bigger non-formational repairs.

The filler covers Garage doors, Furniture, Window sills, Floors, and Exterior wood columns and trims.

Here at Safety Hardware, we provide the best Bondo Wood Filler that repairs fast and can be sanded by hand or tools in just 15 minutes. That means the repair procedure will complete on the day when it starts.

3M 20082 Bondo Wood Filler

Color/Finish‎White, blue, red
Product Dimensions4.25 x 7 x 4.25 inches
Weight‎1.54 pounds

Dap 00581 6 oz. Plastic Wood Latex Wood Filler

DAP plastic wood fillers is a standard latex-based wood filler produced to form a body and surface that acts and looks like an original wood and offers 3x more powerful repair than the wood itself. It is prepared to match numerous wood finishes in dark shades, including white. 

It covers repairing gouges, cracks, holes, and other defects on woodwork, furniture, cabinets, moulding, plywood, panelling, doors, windows, and stained surfaces. This Latex Wood filler cleans up with water and is low in smell. It is ideal for corners and vertical or unsupported surfaces.

Dap 00581 6 oz. Plastic Wood Latex Wood Filler

Product Dimensions ‎2.5 x 2.5 x 7.25 inches
Size6 Oz
Weight‎7.2 ounces

Elmer’s E848d12 Carpenter’s Wood Filler

Elmer’s Wood Filler is appropriate for interior use only. It covers metal, wood, moulding, wallboard, or painted surface and is also ideal for repairing scratches, gouges, defects, and holes. It can easily clean up with water but also resists cracking and shrinking.

Elmer's E848d12 Carpenter's Wood Filler

ColorLight Brown
Product Dimensions3 x 3 x 3.25 inches (7.6 x 7.6 x 8.3 cm)
Size1/2 Pint (30.5 cm)
Item Weight9.6 ounces (272.16 grams)

Elmer’s E890 Stainable Wood Filler 

Elmer’s Stainable wood filler is a latex-based permit-pending method perfect for repairing holes, scratches, dents, and defects on wallboard, wood, shaping, or painted surfaces. This wood filler is handy for sanding and removes shrinkage because it carries wood strands. It can easily clean up with water but also resists cracking and shrinking.

Elmer's E890 Stainable Wood Filler

Color‎Light Tan
Product Dimensions3 x 3.2 x 3 inches
Size‎1/2 Pint
Item Weight‎8 ounces


If you are building wooden articles from scratch or repairing your old furniture, it is very important to fill all the damaged holes and cracks. And for filling, you must use the best wood fillers. Keeping that in mind, here at Safety Hardware, we offer you the best wood fillers, which will enhance the product’s life. 

To know more about our wood fillers, call us at 212-860-2219, or you can mail us at Happy Wood Crafting!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, it is undeniably durable because it has a strong fusion with wood, even though so many natural effects make it less solid. It is generally not that durable for outdoor use but won’t scratch.

Generally, the wood fillers’ color should be either white or wood-like shades. Also, some are in clear forms that are usually for filling pores. Always wear a color that matches or contrasts with the real wood color when you are not planning to stain or paint the wood piece.

There are different types of wood fillers, including epoxy, gypsum, cellulose, and latex, with pros and cons.

Let the filler dry fully. Drying time may change depending on the area’s depth which needs to be filled. If the area has deeper holes, it will take 4-6 hours to dry, and if it is shallow, it will easily dry within 2 hours.

The best wood filler for painting includes

1- 3M 20082 Bondo Wood Filler

2-Dap 00581 6 oz. Plastic Wood Latex Wood Filler

3-Elmer’s E848d12 Carpenter’s Wood Filler 0.5 Pint

4-Elmer’s E890 Stainable Wood Filler 8 oz

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