Repairing burnt spot on IKEA bed (pics)

ljbrandtMay 25, 2011

Several weeks ago, we had a halogen desk lamp accidentally lay on top of an IKEA bed (headboard) and burnt a spot about the size of two quarters. The bed is less than 2-years old and I was hoping for some suggestions to repair the spot. I thought about wood filler, but wanted to know if there were any better options before I gave it a go. Thanks!

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sloyder

two options fill with wood filler, and do some graining to make it match; or remove the veneer, and replace with a new piece.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2011 at 5:48PM
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ljbrandt

thanks! I've also heard of some stuff called grain filler. Would the wood filler be better?

    Bookmark   May 26, 2011 at 8:32PM
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sloyder

grain filler would be used to fill the pores in the wood (i,e. Mahogany), which would give you a smooth glass finish.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2011 at 11:25PM
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