what wood putty

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Blog entry by jim1953 posted 11-09-2008 06:11 AM 1010 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Iam recycling wood again I have Aload of used trim with a lot nail holes they make to many different kind of wood putty what to use
Iam painting the wood

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#1 posted 11-09-2008 06:13 AM

If you are painting it, you could try dry wall compound. It sticks well and doesn’t shrink.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-09-2008 06:36 AM

I agree with lew. I went to a box store today to buy wood putty and primer. The guy at the paint booth is real friendly and said if I’m going to use paint and I have some speckle at home, then use it instead. I happened to have a small container of spackle but had to stir it up real good due to letting it sit for a year. It dries in no time (for shallow dents and such). I had a little bit of tear out along the edge of plywood where a large drill hole got to close. Worked there too. Sands easy. Works like a charm

-- Better woodworking through old hand tools.

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#3 posted 11-09-2008 04:03 PM

try timbermate. you can get it at woodcraft. it works well

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#4 posted 11-09-2008 04:42 PM

I thank I’ll try the dry wall compound I have that

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 11-09-2008 04:51 PM


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