Spent another 150 on hardware and concrete bags. This will fill the nail hole.
Find a box of Crayola crayons with a gray crayon.
How to fill nail holes in kitchen cabinets. Here you can see the old cabinet knobs left an impression on the front side Keep pressing in the filler until it is well through the front side. It usually takes two or 3 rounds of applying spackle letting it dry then hitting the holes again with spackle. Fill all nail holes with a lightweight spackle allow it to dry then lightly hand sand any excess if needed.
The wood filler sticks may be wax and paint will not stick to that. Ordered the lumber in March before it got even pricier 1400 delivered. Press down smooth out and let dry.
Using a white paintable wood filler or a white painters caulk to fill nail holes in your cabinets will be the easiest next option. Buy a one inch PLASTIC putty knife and some spackle. Use the putty knife to forcepush the spackle into the holes.
You get a nail punch and set the nail in. We chose to add crown molding so we needed the frame to also have somewhere to nail the molding. After installation is complete you use the crayon they give you to touch it up and the touch up kit should also come with a magic marker you use that to go over the places where crayon was used and you will have a perfect blend.
After caulking prime the boards and plywood if they arent already pre-primed. Lastly paint the enclosure and crown molding. When youre filling nail holes in unfinished wood use a color-matched wood putty.
Its a permanent wood filler that works by rubbing it on like a crayon scraping off the excess and buffing it out. With white cabinets you will sometimes be lucky enough that you may not even have to touch up the spots as it can blend seamlessly. A few other decisions we made ahead of time affected our measurements and the supplies we needed to purchase.
Or sticking with the artistic motif get some art clay that is gray. There are easy solutions for you too. It shrinks ever so slightly between coats and will leave a dimple if you dont add more until its flush.
The run is about 130 total and for roughly 1550 this was a complete steal in my opinion for the distance. You don t want to fill in the grain on the front side with the filler as you work or you will end up with a smooth grain free area on the front of the cabinets. How to fill nail holes in kitchen cabinets.
It dries as fast as Bondo and sands much easier. Then you rub the crayon over the hole till it fills and rub it smooth with your finger it may not be exact shade but you will not notice after a while. Use a small brush and fill the hole.
Next caulk all gaps seams and corners with a paintable caulk. The second for small nail holes is baby powder mixed with the paint to be used and make a paste. Also it seems they used wrong nails if this was a cabinet crown they should have used 18 gage nails which gives you a very small hole which is hardly noticeable to begin with.
The first is a white powder floor leveler mix with water. To fill in the space over your cabinets you basically build a frame and then attach plywood sheeting to the frame. Glazing compound works well for filling holes that will be touched up with paint.
Built using 6 pickets 2x4x8 and 4x4x8. Apply it to the wood with a putty knife let it dry and then sand it smooth. The kit will allow you to either match the existing color or custom blend the color of your cabinet.
Keep working the filler into the hole and very soon you will start to see it emerge on the front side.