Free Group T-Shirt

How to Fix Scratches On Wood Furniture

Need to learn how to fix scratches on wood? We’ve got 9 ideas that are sure to do the trick!

No matter how hard I try to protect my wood floors from harm, they manage to get scuffed, scratched, marked…you get the gist. I have two Boston Terriers, Samson and Mika, and their nails dig into the wood as they scamper across the living room, across the bedroom…you get the gist.

I’m not going to give up my babies (my terriers!), so I had to find a way to keep my dogs and keep my sanity. I.e., keep my floors in good shape. Fortunately, there are TONS of great DIY tips and tricks to keep your furniture and floors in tip top shape. Here’s how to fix scratches on wood, broken down into 9 DIY tips and tricks:

How to Fix Scratches On Wood Furniture

1. Vinegar and Olive Oil

A 1/2 cup of vinegar and 1/2 cup olive oil will do the trick. Details here.


2. Stainable Wood Filler

Tried and true — works for cat scratches. Details here.


3. DIY Pro Method

Learn how to do it like a PRO with this tutorial.


4. Walnut Trick

Turns out walnuts can work wonders! Details here.


5. Use a Marker

For an instant wood scratch repair find a marker that will match your furniture.  Find the idea here.


6. Use an Iron

Turns out an iron is great for fixing wood scratches. Just follow the tutorial here.


7. Lemon and Oil

Is there anything lemon can’t do?? Try it now! Check out the details here.


8. How to Remove Dog Scratches from Wood

If you have dogs, you probably have the same dilemma. Follow this tutorial here.


9. 5-Minute Trick to Fix Hardwood Floors

Easy, fast and cheap! Everyone has 5 minutes to spare. Check out the details here.



Like this? You’ll also like…

How to Make Wood Look Old

DIY Storage Ottoman | Turn a Vintage Wooden Crate Into a Storage Ottoman

Easy Woodworking Projects

Don’t forget to stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram! 


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Is THE newsletter for…


Get the latest scoop on Do-It-Yourself and crafting, including tutorials, interviews, podcasts. From DIY Projects to blacksmithing, stay up-to-date with the latest trends and tips in the world of crafting, delivered to your inbox 100% FREE!


You'll get our daily email newsletter and be entered into our monthly contests.