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Old 01-14-2007, 01:10 PM   #1
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Can anyone tell my what de difference is between an bent puttyknive and a normal one. I have to "re-putty" several windows and would like to know if a bentknife will give a better result or would be easier to use.



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Old 01-14-2007, 02:46 PM   #2
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I prefer a 1" straight putty knife, a bent one would be a personal preference.

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Old 01-14-2007, 05:26 PM   #3
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Are you putty-ing or re-glazing?
The angled one can help with re-glazing
But IMO doesn't replace the straight
It's a good helpful addition to the arsenal
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Old 01-14-2007, 05:45 PM   #4
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The bend is for leverage. But if the knife won't slide, it won't matter.

I always keep some water near by so the knife will slide the putty or glaze where I want it and leave a nice smooth surface.
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