Made from soft wax, Manns Wax Filler Sticks can be used to fill a wide range of surface defects in wood such as nail holes, splits and cracks.
Available in a wide range of inter-mixable colours to achieve almost any colour or shade. Perfect for use on all wood types.
Each pack contains 2 wax filler sticks that measure approximately 6cm x 2.5cm x 1.5cm (2.3 x 1 x 0.5 Inches). Wax Filler Stick weights and sizes are approximate and may vary.
Please note: Colour swatches and names are indicative only. Always do a test area first.
Ensure that areas to be filled are clean, dry and free of any dust, dirt or other surface contaminates. If possible, roughen or scratch the inside of the area to be filled so that the wax has a better key to adhere to.
There are 2 main ways that wax filler sticks can be softened / melted so that they can be used to fill the damaged area.
Before handling the filler stick, ensure that hands are clean and dry as wax sticks easily pick up any dirt on the hands and may discolour the wax.
Method 1: Scrape off slithers of wax with a filler knife or other sharp edged object, push into hole or damaged area to be filled with a plastic scraper or card, warm with a hair dryer so that the wax softens and sinks into the repair area. Scrape off any excess from the surface or the surrounding areas with a plastic scraper taking care not to damage the wood or finish around the repair area.
Note: If heating the wax in situ of the repair with a hair dryer, take care to ensure that the hair dryer isn't set too hot or used too close to the surface that it damages, melts or burns the wood or the wood finish around the repair area.
Method 2: Use an old mug, bowl or other heat proof container, cut off the required amount of Wax Filler Stick, and place into container, put container into a Saucepan of hot water to melt the wax. Apply to the repair area with plastic scraper taking care not to damage the wood or finish around the repair area.