I have a kitchen cabinet that needs repair.
[The] paper towel holder is on the side of the cabinet … Water has dripped down from the paper towel holder. The bubbling was caused by the water dripping from our hands [after] getting to the paper towels. [See photos.]
How do you recommend I repair the damaged side of the cabinet?
Ann in North Carolina

You will need to scrape off the bubbled area using a putty knife. Then patch using a wood putty, not spackling.
The tricky part will be matching the paint for a touch-up. If you do not have the paint, consider taking a cabinet door or drawer with you to the paint store.
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