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Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By tjbnwi
Finish Repair blends us custom fill sticks for...

Finish Repair blends us custom fill sticks for every color we shoot. Sent them the samples, they sent back the sticks, had to order 12 of each color minimium.

Each job we do gets a touch up kit...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By Tom M
Tighter miters avoid filling......easier said...

Tighter miters avoid filling......easier said than done.

So many tedious factors. How square your saw is, blade deflection, consistent profiles married......these days... lighting and glasses when...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By SmallTownGuy
And... my favorite tool instead of a burn in...

And... my favorite tool instead of a burn in knife for wax fillers is an old credit card. In my case those damned points cards that Speedway gas stations are always handing out.
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By Tom M
Microfiber is awesome for grout haze too. I...

Microfiber is awesome for grout haze too.

I use a combination of 23 gauge Pinner and my Brad gun however I inquired about this myself and another area of the forum and somebody brought up a 21...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By SmallTownGuy
My first trimmer was a 16ga Paslode. Got good...

My first trimmer was a 16ga Paslode. Got good results even then.

And I'm a big fan of adhesive behind the trim, fewer fasteners, less bowing.

Do not know your situation. As a builder, I have...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By griz
I've used the 23ga to attach crown with excellent...

I've used the 23ga to attach crown with excellent results.

A lot of what you will use depends on backing. At times the 18ga works better on the crown.

23ga is headless.

Very difficult to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By rrk
I usually use 23 ga pins, especially on painted...

I usually use 23 ga pins, especially on painted moldings, 18 ga holes are easily seen. I just buff the fil-stick area with a terry cloth to remove any haze. The 23 ga pins hold well if closely placed...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By Leo G
Fil-Stik is just a rub in, no heat required. ...

Fil-Stik is just a rub in, no heat required. Usually the haze isn't a problem unless you have an odd light source, then use denatured rubbing alcohol to remove it or spray over it with one of the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By Leo G
23ga nails crossed at each joint makes for good...

23ga nails crossed at each joint makes for good holding power. Or you can nail every 8" and shoot left angle then right angle which makes it tough to pull out.

I use Mohawk Fil-StikŪ to hide the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 520
Posted By griz
i have most always used a 23ga pin tacker for...

i have most always used a 23ga pin tacker for cabinet trim.

Very slight dab of color matched putty makes the nail hole disappear, if you can find it in the first place.

Crown & base may take...
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