Minwax® Color Changing Wood Filler

Minwax Color-Changing Wood Filler is an easy to use solution for small defects in unfinished wood. The formula applies dries natural when it's ready to be sanded, allowing expert results for everyone!


  • Dries natural when it's ready to sand
  • Specially formulated to accept wood stains
  • Interior and exterior use
  • Expert results for everyone

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Application Directions

  • Preparation Warning
    Removal of old paint by sanding, scraping or other means may generate dust or fumes that contain lead. Exposure to lead dust or fumes may cause brain damage or other adverse health effects, especially in children or pregnant women. Controlling exposure to lead or other hazardous substances requires the use of proper protective equipment such as a properly fitted respirator (NIOSH approved) and proper containment and cleanup. For more information, call the National Lead Information Center at 1-800-424-LEAD (in US) or contact your local health authority.
  • PREPARATION OVERVIEW
    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
    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.
    • The filler will apply purple and dries natural. Dry time will vary depending on depth of area to be filled. Most common shallow repairs will dry within 15 minutes.
    • Deeper 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, topcoating or painting.

Data Sheets:

Product Number Base Container Size SDS PDS
027426448605 Natural 5.5 oz SDS -
027426448704 Natural 8 oz SDS -
027426448803 Natural 16 oz SDS -
027426448803 Natural 16 oz SDS -
027426448605 Natural 5.5 oz SDS -

  • 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.