The gap is due to paneling install over drywall and I am re-installing trim around windows and door. The trim only has clear coat, so painting caulking does not appear to be a solution here.

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    A picture of your conditions would be really helpful
    – Jack
    Jun 7, 2016 at 3:17

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Most silicone caulk manufacturers make caulks in a handful of tan colors:

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If none of those colors match well enough, you could try looking for some wood putty. Some putty dries hard; some doesn't. Here's one possibility.

  • Note that ALEX is acrylic latex with a little silicone added. It's not silicone, per se, which isn't paintable.
    – isherwood
    Jul 5, 2023 at 18:53

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