There are scratches in my butcher board countertop ... the stain finish is fairly light. Should I fill the scratches with wood filler and re-stain? or sand and re-stain? Any suggestions?
If the scratches aren't too deep, you might just want to use one of the "stain markers" to even the color. Minwax and others make these; Home Depot or any such place carries them.
Butcherblock doesn't need to look perfect - that is part of its appeal for countertops. I'd try to hide the worst of the scratches before refinishing the entire thing.
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