Color Change is about $6, and ProBond Wood Filler is about $10 for a pint. As of late, this has become my go to wood filler to patch small cosmetic issues on wood. container of the Carpenter’s Wood Filler costs about $5, a 4-oz. Be it drilling, carving, or screwing, you can do it all with this thing. Available in two formulations, Plastic Wood Latex Wood Filler is water-based, and Plastic Wood Professional Wood Filler (shown here) is a solvent-based, cellulose polymer. Apply the filler into the hole using a craft stick or a putty knife. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jun 11, 2012. Even though the filler may have a low odor, it is best to use it in a well-ventilated area. Make sure to mix just enough wood filler for the hole size. With plenty of low-cost commercial wood fillers and wood putties available, you might wonder why you would want to make your own DIY wood filler. Doing repairs using a deck filler will go much faster than other repair methods, helping to smooth out dips and indents. It does not matter if you are a professional or just love working with wood, you need to choose the best exterior wood filler. Now, this wood filler will serve the purpose of filling hardware as well as other wooden stuff. Wood filler is often used to repair wood that is not in the best shape. So here is what you need to know on how to use wood fillers on outdoor projects. Then let it dry for one hour. 4 Posts . Dap Plastic Wood. A custom 3-in-1 wood filler, grain filler and sealer coat. Outdoor wood filler plays an important role in all kinds of woodwork. Its unique water based formula allows you to more accurately match existing wood tones to create a repair that is seamless and invisible, or add a touch of color to highlight undertones and natural grain patterns. Using it shouldn’t be difficult. As with any other epoxy, both the consolidant and the best exterior wood filler consist of two parts, the resin (part A) and the hardener (part B). A 4-oz. Step #5: Sand the wood filler. Still, many skilled woodworkers make their own wood fillers, for a few reasons. Which would include wood in harsh elements, like rain or snow that they can often face from being outside. This means the wood filler conforms to the shape of the wood profile. Some wood fillers are designed just for indoor use while others can be used for both indoor and outdoor use. The liquid consolidant soaks into the wood fibers and hardens to form a solid base for the outdoor wood filler. It dries fast, 30-45 mins before it’s ready to sand. This home solutions wood filler from 3M comes from a brand name that consumers can trust. It doesn’t work for structural patches like an epoxy, but it does w. It work quite well for things like nail holes and surface scratches. 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