Wood Filler Matching Stain Woodworker's Journal How To
9 Jun 2015 Can you address the problem of repairing wood with filler and getting it to take stain to match the existing surface? In the past I read about adding stain pigment to the wood filler – although I have never had success with this, as most fillers fall apart with oil-based stains. How do you fill scratches and wood damages and then apply stain to make your project look like new? – Dan Seidler. Tim Inman: Your best bet is to learn to color the filler prior to application.