Ask Wwgoa Using Drywall Plaster Or Stucco As A Wood Filler
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Question: I am currently working on a project using bird's eye maple.This wood has many indentations and is difficult to sand smooth.I have heard of a method where drywall plaster or stucco is applied onto the wood to provide a filler.
Does this work? And does this filler dry clear so that a wood stain can be applied to the wood without a while milky appearance from the filler? Submitted by 1billadams Answer: Maybe I'm missing something, but I can't imagine using drywall compound as a wood filler.
It would remain white, just like it does on your wall, and it's lots softer than maple.The real answer to this question starts a few steps back.Planers can tear out birds-eye maple, and many other highly figured woods, so you need to finish surfacing with a scraper, hand plane, or by sanding.
On my last project that used birds-eye, I got close with the planer and did my final surfacing using a card scraper.If you really want to stick with the planer, you can try moistening the surface slightly- right before sending the part through the planer.
This softens the fibers so they're less likely to tear.Some planers have two...