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How I Repaired A Chipped Baseboard

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20 Minutes
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My hubby and the dogs were goofing around the other day, and knocked my vanity chair over. It took quite a chunk out of the baseboard.
repair a chipped baseboard, home maintenance repairs, how to, wall decor, woodworking projects, Before
Before
repair a chipped baseboard, home maintenance repairs, how to, wall decor, woodworking projects
A chunk flew across the floor, so I grabbed it. It kind of looked like a lost cause, but I thought I would try and glue it back in and see how it turned out.
repair a chipped baseboard, home maintenance repairs, how to, wall decor, woodworking projects, After
After
Here is how it looks now. Sure beats replacing the whole board! I think we can live with this, don't you?
repair a chipped baseboard, home maintenance repairs, how to, wall decor, woodworking projects, From about three feet away
From about three feet away.
It is hardly noticeable from that distance. My hubby had a hard time finding it! The time it took to fix it was about twenty minutes, not including dry time for the glue.
repair a chipped baseboard, home maintenance repairs, how to, wall decor, woodworking projects, One more before picture
One more before picture!
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  • Clay B
    on Jun 8, 2014

    could also use Minwax Professional Wood Filler. It's a 2 part epoxy, over fill and shape best you can , then sand to shape. Great for repairing rotted wood outside.

  • Val
    on Jun 9, 2014

    Good to know Clay. I'm sure it won't be the last chip or ding around here! Thanks for the tip! Val

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