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Photo 1: Scrape off loose and cracked paint Remove all loose or cracked paint with a stiff putty knife. Work in various directions to get underneath the loose paint. Photo 2: Mix wood filler Fill nicks and gouges with a two-part wood filler. Mix it thoroughly (following label directions) with a 2- or 3-in. flexible metal or plastic putty knife.