Filling in Rotted Timber

A how to guide from Handyman
 

STEP 1

Cut away rotted timber with a hammer and chisel. Let timber dry (this can take weeks, and you must cover if it rains). Drill a honeycomb pattern of 5mm holes into damaged area, holding the drill at an angle.

STEP 2

Saturate the damaged area with penetrating wood gel applied with a rag or paintbrush. Protect your hands with rubber gloves. Let the gel soak into the damaged area and allow to dry thoroughly.

STEP 3

Apply exterior wood filler to the damaged area with a putty knife. Smooth the filler so it is level with the surrounding timber surface. Allow it to dry, then sand, prime and paint.

 

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