Spackle


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Spackle

A paste to fill holes, cracks and defects in the surfaces of various materials.

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A paste, compound, or powder which can be mixed into a paste; used to fill holes, cracks, and defects in wood, plaster, wallboard, etc., to obtain a smooth surface.
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Faced with the reality of a limited budget, I discovered that spackle is a very creative and inexpensive artistic medium with which students can experience the impasto qualities of a richly textured painting.
Likewise, Rolodex Corporation wants you to think only of them when you're ready to purchase an organizer for your telephone numbers, and Spackle asks us to remember that when we're headed for the hardware store to get something to patch up cracks and crevices, that there are a lot of products which may be suitable, but there's only one Spackle, spelled with an [R].
5-in-1 painter's tool: Serves as a spackle knife, scraper, paintroller cleaner, and can opener
Leave a space about the thickness of the edge of a dime between the glass pieces for the spackle or grout, which is then applied in the space between each piece with a spatula or tongue depressor.
My dad decided to spackle and paint the beams in our living room.
A If you just spackle over the cracks and go your merry painting way, the cracks will certainly reappear.
With such unlikely materials as tar, vinyl, Spackle, and Masonite, Donald Sultan builds up his thoroughly elegant paintings, which monumentalize such ephemera as the swirling of smoke rings or a glimpse of two birds landing.