Method 2. Repairing a Scratched Door. Use very fine grit sandpaper to remove loose splinters and paint. Apply a generous coat of wood filler to the scratched area. Leave the filler to dry for 15 to 20 minutes. Sand down the wood filler with 320-grit sandpaper. Clean the area with a damp paper towel or sponge.
Cut the foam on both sides of the door with a utility knife to form slightly concave surfaces. Cover the foam with a coat of drywall joint compound and scrape it flat. Sand it when it dries with 120-grit sandpaper.
How to Fix a Hole in a Hollow Core Door: When a hollow core door gets damaged,. Use clay or putty to seal the crack between the wood frame and door to .
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