Hey just wondering what everyone uses to putty nail holes
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Stain or paint?
Inside or out?
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Inside and paint grade
Use something appropriate for the material with the nail hole.
Wood? Wood filler. Wood will puke spackle out over time if you have a lot of humidity
It's for trimwork..I use painters putty but that doesnt leave a flawless fill..I'm looking for something for high end work where u could never even tell there was a nail hole there
I use Dap products for painted fill, but do put it on proud of the surface and sand later. On occasion have mixed up some Durabond, dries hard-sandable-doesn't shrink much. Used a product from Elmers-can't remember if I liked it-it froze up on a lazy night I didn't bring in the caulk bag.
Have some WoodFiller from Minwax that I thought worked ok.
One of the painters uses something I'd never seen b/4. Looked like glazing in the can, but does harden and sand. I should have written the name down. It's from his paint supplier I would guess.
At any rate, most of the painters I use want to do the filling and do a good job of it.
To me, there's no difference in high and regular-perfect will be close enough for the job.
Well, there is some difference...............
Durabond is a pretty good idea..I saw something like that..it was called tough something at lowes..it was a powder that u mix up...and as for that glazing your sayin I think there is something called glazing putty in a red can..never used it tho...I guess ill just have to actually test out the products and see for myself
The glazing putty is just that-Glazing.
It will never harden (much) and has some oil in it I believe-not good if you're topcoating with latex (I don't think).
The stuff I saw, looked like glazing in the can (more smooth in consistancy, but did harden like spackle.
There's something that's used with Azek-Top and Bond or Top'n'bond, that might work good. Never saw it, never used it.
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