Minwax® Color-Matched Wood Filler

Minwax® Color-Matched Wood Filler is a high-quality, no-sand solution for defects in finished wood. The ready-to-use formula is ideal for repairing cracks, gouges, nail holes, knot holes, and other defects in all types of finished or unfinished indoor and outdoor wood surfaces. It looks and acts like real wood and can be sanded, cut, drilled, planed, stained, varnished, painted or lacquered.


  • Fills flaws with color, and easily wipe off the excess
  • No sanding needed, saves time
  • Solvent free for easy soap and water cleanup

  • SURFACE PREPARATION
    Surface must be clean, dry, and free of dirt, grease, oil and loose particles. This product should not be used on holes larger than 3/4". For larger holes, use Minwax High Performance Wood Filler.
  • PREPARATION STEPS
    • Surface must be clean, dry, and free of dirt, grease, oil and loose particles.
    • This product should not be used on holes larger than 3/4". For larger holes, use Minwax High Performance Wood Filler.
  • APPLICATION OVERVIEW
    Using a putty knife, spread a liberal amount of Wood Filler into the area to be filledPress the filler firmly in placeFill slightly above surface while minimizing overspreading on surrounding areas.FOR WIPING:No sanding requiredScrape off access wood filler with the putty edge.After approximately 5 minutes, WIPE the area around it with a clean, damp rag while the filler is still wet.FOR SANDING:Allow the filler to dry completely. Dry time will vary depending on depth of area to be filled. Most common shallow repairs will dry within 45 minutesDeeper repairs may need more than one filling and may require 2-6 hours to dry. Let dry between fillings.Sand filler smooth and flush to the wood.​Remove all sanding residue before staining, top coating, or painting.STAINING & FINISHING:Touch up with Minwax Markers or choose a Minwax penetrating stain, such as Minwax Wood Finish, Minwax Water-Based Stain or Minwax Gel Stain.Apply according to label directions.After staining, apply a protective clear finish for long lasting beauty and protection.For exterior use apply Minwax Helmsman Spar Urethane. Accepts paint as well.
  • APPLICATION STEPS
    • Using a putty knife, spread a liberal amount of Wood Filler into the area to be filled.
    • Press the filler firmly in place.
    • Fill slightly above surface while minimizing overspreading on surrounding areas.

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  • Minwax® Product Warranty
    SATISFACTION GUARANTEE LIMITED WARRANTY. This warranty is made to you, the product purchaser who owns the property where the product is applied. This warranty is not transferable except that if a contractor purchased and applied the product to the property for you, then the warranty is transferable to you. If this product, when applied and maintained according to product application and maintenance instructions to a properly prepared surface, fails to perform to your complete satisfaction, Minwax shall, upon presentation of proof of purchase, either replace an equivalent quantity of product free of charge or refund the original purchase price. For a replacement or refund please contact customer service at 1-800-523-9299. This warranty shall not apply to any defect, damage, or product failure resulting from improper surface preparation, structural defects, environmental damage, failure of a previous product, deterioration or defect in the underlying substrate, or improper application or maintenance of the product. Your exclusive remedy, and Minwax's sole liability, under this warranty is the replacement of product or refund and does not include labor or costs associated with the application or removal of any product. IN NO EVENT SHALL MINWAX BE LIABLE FOR ANY TYPE OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES WHETHER OR NOT PURCHASER IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL HAVE THE SAME DURATION AS THE ABOVE EXPRESS WARRANTY. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or limitations on incidental or consequential damages, so portions of the limitations above might not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights, which vary from state to state.