Minwax® Stainable Wood Filler

Minwax® Stainable Wood Filler is a stainable and paintable latex formula specially formulated to accept all Minwax® penetrating stains, including Minwax® Wood Finish, Minwax® Gel Stain and Minwax® WaterBased Stain.


  • Ideal for repairing cracks, small gouges, nail holes, knot holes and other defects in all types of unfinished indoor and outdoor wood surfaces
  • Stainable Wood Filler is specially formulated to accept Minwax® penetrating wood stains
  • It is designed for use with oil-based and water-based wood stains

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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. For rotted wood use Minwax® Wood Hardener to strengthen wood fibers before applying Minwax® Stainable Wood Filler.This product should not be used on holes larger than 3/4". For larger holes use, Minwax® High Performance Wood Filler.
  • APPLICATION OVERVIEW
    Before filling, test stain on scrap wood with filler. Choose a Minwax® penetrating stain, such as, Minwax® Wood Finish™, Minwax® Water-Based Stain or Minwax® Gel Stain and apply according to the label directions. After staining for interior use, apply a protective clear finish such as Minwax® Fast Drying Polyurethane or Minwax® Polycrylic® Protective Finish for long lasting beauty and protection. For exterior use, apply a protective finish such as Minwax® Helmsman® Spar Urethane. Minwax® Stainable Wood Filler can also be directly topcoated with a clear finish or painted.
  • APPLICATION STEPS
    • Squeeze a liberal amount of Minwax® Stainable Wood Filler into the area to be filled and press firmly into place, using a putty knife. Fill slightly above surface to allow for sanding while minimizing overspreading on surrounding areas. Remove excess.
    • 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 2 hours. For deeper holes, fill in layers 1/4" at a time, which may require 2-6 hours to dry.
    • Sand filler smooth and flush to the wood. Remove all sanding residue before staining, topcoating or painting.
  • CAUTIONS
    Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash hands after using. Keep container closed when not in use. Do not transfer contents to other containers for storage. FIRST AID: In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with large amounts of water. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If swallowed, call Poison Control Center, hospital emergency room, or physician immediately. WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Data Sheets:

Product Number Base Container Size SDS PDS
027426428539 N/A 16 oz SDS PDS
027426428522 N/A 6 oz SDS PDS
027426428515 N/A 1 oz SDS PDS
027426428546 N/A 32 oz SDS PDS
024726428559 N/A 64 fl. oz. SDS PDS

  • 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.