Filling Joints

Picture of glue and sawdust filler applied to joints.

Glue and sawdust filler applied to joints.

Small gaps between the joints of the glued-together walnut pieces were filled with a mixture of walnut sawdust and wood glue. The joints were sanded smooth after the filler set and dried.

Picture of swdust and glue filler on additional joints

Sawdust and glue filler on additional joints – countersunk drill holes visible – these will be filled with walnut plugs

Picture of kantele while waiting for the filler to dry before sanding

Waiting for the filler to dry before sanding

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