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Filling cabinet door handle holes

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by cherubym, 9th May, 2016.

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  1. cherubym

    cherubym Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone,
    Sorry, I am the worst DIYer here. I'm just wondering how you usually fill the cabinet door handle holes in the middle, as you replace the existing one with the one in the photos. I assume I'll have to fill it with a wood filler and paint the whole door. Any good product to recommend?
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  2. Gockie

    Gockie I'm an ISTP-A female, so I might be a bit quirky! Premium Member

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    Keep them as knobs is my advice. You can get good looking knobs....
    Edit: seems like you went ahead with the bow handles on the other cabinets already. Bummer.
     
  3. cherubym

    cherubym Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, that's right. All the doors are now with that bow handles. But they do look good. :)

    Perhaps, I should find knobs close enough to match with those handles?
     
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    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    Builders bog but then they need to be sanded and painted.

    White gap filler would be less obvious
     
  5. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    it's such a tiny hole, I'd get some white putty or wood filler or similar. The new handles will go over the top so won't be very noticeable.
     
  6. Purple Patch

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    Try filling the holes with timbermate in white (Timbermate 250g White Wood Filler), and put the new handle over the top, if it still shows, try some white nail polish on top of the filled hole
    Cheers
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    cherubym Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, everyone for comments and suggestion.

    I'll try using Timbermate and see how it looks. If it doesn't look good, I'll just buy some knobs that are the closest match and put them into the same holes instead.
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Put in a coloured plug or domed screw head with a dab of paint