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  1. fixing a damaged chair rail

    General DIY Discussions
    So let me start by saying i am a beginner painter and while painting a house a mirror fell and chipped a chair rail pretty good about a quarter inch gouges about four feet apart. can i repair it with some type of wood filler or do i have to replace it all together? thank you in advanced.
  2. Painting pine

    Painting
    Hello. I am working on my first real DIY project, making a simple bedframe. I have sanded my pine boards, but notice that there are some holes from the knots in the wood. Can I fill this with spackle or do I have to use something special? I am NOT staining the wood. Only painting. Thanks for...
  3. Filling Hole around Heating Pipe

    Drywall & Plaster
    Hi, I have a hole in my ceiling that is roughly the size of a kiwi and is located along the side of a heating pipe. The pipe can get very hot during the winter. How should I go about filling this hole? I was thinking about using some Spackle or plaster but I worry about its contact with the...
  4. Pool In-Fill

    Building & Construction
    I am filling in my in ground, vinyl lined, metal sided pool. I pulled a permit and I have to punch holes in the bottom to allow for a positive waterflow, which I have done per code. Now after removing the metal sides I want to fill it with dirt. It was an 8,000 gallon pool, and is 6ft deep...
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