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When I use (usually Elmer's) wood filler, it dries out quickly. Not in a matter of weeks, but certainly in a matter of months. I of course buy it is small quantities.

Any suggestions on how to keep it moist? just add some water? add something else?

Any help appreciated.
 

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It sounds like you are using a water based filler so you would thin it with water. It also helps with all putties to stir if once in a while all the way to the bottom. The binders seperate and you end up with mostly solids when you reach the bottom of the container otherwise.
 

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If it isn't in a good air tight container, put it in one.... I've had no issues with any of the fillers I've used over the years....

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I have a small tub of water-based wood filler, thick as putty.
After every use with the tub open, I spray the surface with water before I put the lid on.
If that's too wet the next time, I just wait for it to dry a little.
Far better than too dry.
 
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