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How to Fix a Crack in a Hollow Wood Door

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    • Clean and dust the affected area with a paper towel, rag, or brush.

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    • Sand the affected area with a 60/80 grit sanding sponge.

    • Any type of sand paper or sanding sponge will work on wood surfaces.

    • It is recommended to place newspaper under the door to keep the sand/dust contained.

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    • Remove any sand/dust with a paper towel.

    • It is recommend to use gloves to prevent any minor splinters.

    • It is also recommended to use a face mask to prevent inhaling any dust/sand.

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    • Use putty knife to apply body filler until an even layer is formed.

    • Start with a small amount and then add more if needed.

    • A smaller putty knife allows for easier application in creases and folds.

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    • Remove any excess body filler with putty knife

    • Its okay if the surface is uneven, you will use sandpaper to smooth the surface in a later step.

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    • Allow to dry (or use a blow dryer for lesser wait time).

    • More expensive brands of body filler will dry faster.

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    • Gently sand the surface.

    • Gloves and a face mask are highly recommended but not required for this step.

    • Newspaper is also recommended to contain any sand/dust.

    • Reapply body filler, allow to dry, and re-sand if surface remains uneven.

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    • Use a similar toned paint to paint the area if any discoloration exists.

    • Wood paint is ideal for wood doors.

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    • Allow to dry.

    • Your door should now look neutral and clean.

    • A blow dryer is recommended for faster drying.

Conclusie

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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