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nolly47

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Hi
Has anyone have experience of filling damage to varnished wood using epoxy resin if so, how good was it and what epoxy resin was used? I ask because I have put a dint in a hand rail and did not want to strip the hand rail, repair restain, revanish because with the best efforts in the word it will still show.
 

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Try the coloured wax crayons sold for disguising furniture scratches. You will always be able to see it though but maybe less noticeable
 

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I'd start by gluing the splinter back down, but I'd use hot hide glue and so get a near invisible glue line. CA glue would stick it down, but any residue would be very visible.

If you have liquid hide glue, maybe try that?
 

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Are you saying it's bastardised English?
 

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I would say this is quite easy and any decent antique restorer will make that invisible quite easily in half an hour. You have the huge advantage of a dark line running through. If it really matters to you, get a pro to colour it in.
 
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