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jcusak
Pulling a dent out of wood

I saw an episode of This Old House, Weston House, where someone put a dent in the bottom of an exterior wood door. Tommy said that he had to sand the paint off to pull the dent out. How do you pull a dent out of wood???

MLB Construction
Re: Pulling a dent out of wood

he steamed it

keith3267
Re: Pulling a dent out of wood

You take a damp cloth and put it over the dent, then apply a hot iron to the cloth. The steam will raise the wood back into shape.

function
Re: Pulling a dent out of wood

After you steam the dent, you will have to sand as it will leave a rough surface.

Now give it a try and let us know how it works out, I personally love before and after pictures.

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