Project Bondo Furniture Repair

Jacque and I are always on the look out for furniture in need of a little TLC, so when we ran across this beautiful dresser/buffet, it was hard to pass up bringing it home. It had cracks, chips, and gouges...Just what we were looking for! We had used different wood fillers in repairing other pieces, but thanks to some advice from my father-in-law and the 3M AutoCare team, we learned that Bondo was an amazing alternative to ordinary wood fillers. It's got a quick cure time, it's strong, and it doesn't shrink while it cures. Take a look at our experience using Bondo All Purpose Filler to repair our Woodland Themed Dresser

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  • Lde6280198 Lde6280198 on Jun 08, 2016
    we have a old cement porch and steps we have tried everything to make it look nice and fill in all the cracks and holes could we use bondo on the cememt

  • Tina Tina on Jul 13, 2016
    I have a bench that I bought off craigslist. The guy who delivered it to me tried to pull a fast one. Someone cut one of the slats in half. I sanded everything down today...and Im wondering if i fill it up on one end so it hardens or all sides of it? I hope Im making some sense to you! lol


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  • Becca Becca on Dec 03, 2014
    We actually used bondo on our turned porch railings. We couldn't find matching ones for replacement so we used bondo on the damaged ones. You can't tell which ones have bondo.

  • Tina Tina on Jul 14, 2016
    Ive been thinking about taking a class to learn to do body work on car. I hit a piece of furniture in the garage with my Miata, and have a spot that needs fixed. I can do this! Ive been painting for years, so that part I know! So once I get done using bondo, I should be a pro. lol