How to mask / minimise scratches on veneer kitchen cabinets


17 Apr 2022
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Hi all. I’ve just moved into a rented flat where the previous tenants have done quite a bit of damage. The kitchen cabinet doors have a number of scratches which I would like to make less noticeable (see pictures). I have very little DIY experience so a simple solution that would have a decent result is properly better than a solution with a perfect result that requires skill to achieve. Would really welcome any suggestions. Thanks


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Make sure these are all photographed and shared woth letting agent now, for when your tenancy ends, so you don't get the blame.

Quick fix: crayola... hide the white with brown.
Thanks Jacko! Yes I spent all yesterday taking over 350 photos of the flat. It’s a gorgeous old conversion but rather neglected by the last lot. About to spend a lot of time with sugar soap trying to rescue the walls! Crayola as in kid’s crayons?
Yes, brown crayons... you did ask for a low skill easy fix.
If you want to spent a couple of quid, Google/Amazon for laminate repair filler. You can get coloured waxes and crayons and fillers.
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Perfect! Just wanted to check I wasn’t misunderstanding. Thanks for your help
If it’s real wood, you can use walnut on it, just rub over it.

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