Cool idea Hifi,
not sure what kind of glue you used, but if you get some 2 part epoxy it will fill all the voids. And you can add a little tinge of dye to it to color it. The epoxy has to be the kind that takes 24 hours to cure. It cuts easy enough when you turn it, and sands ok too.
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