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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.