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Expert's Corner — sealer coat

Fill Nail Holes After Sealer Coat

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Fill Nail Holes After Sealer Coat

It’s more efficient to use widely available Color Putty or similar product to fill small nail or brad holes in furniture after the sealer coat has been applied than it is to use wood putty before applying the stain and finish. There are three reasons. First, using Color Putty after the sealer coat but before the topcoat is much faster. With a little putty on your finger, you can move from one hole to the next very quickly, wiping off the excess as you go. Second, you don’t have to wait for the putty to dry before sanding smooth as...

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