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Posted by Jay J on November 11th, 1999 08:28 AM
In reply to Refinishing Pine Floors by bbraun on November 10th, 1999 07:42 PM [Go to top of thread]


If the flooring is on the dark side, you can try taking some LIGHT filler, and roll it around in your fingers with the stain that closest matches your flooring. Henry is right in that the filler doesn't take to stain very well. This is especially true when the filler has dried and hardened. When it's soft, it will take to stain a little so work the stain into the putter by rolling it around between your fingers or palm. Only work with what you're putting down. In other words, don't take a large 'dab' to color and just think you can take a tiny bit off the 'dab' each time you want to fill a hole. It's best to work with as little filler as possible at one time, and that's done on a per-hole basis.

My best to ya and hope this helps.

Jay J

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