DAP Painter's Putty '53'

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Product Description

DAP Painter's Putty '53' is a smooth, easy-working putty designed for the special needs of professional painters. Ideal for filling nail holes, dents, and cracks in wood surfaces. May also be used to glaze wood sashes. This unique formula resists oil bleeding and is paintable. Ideal for interior and exterior use.

Features & Benefits

  • Superior paintability.
  • Smooth, easy working putty.
  • Resists oil bleeding.
  • Interior/exterior use.
Country of Origin: United States.

Application Instructions


  • Surface to be filled must be clean and dry.
  • Roll amount of putty needed with hand into the shape of a point and press firmly into place with finger or thumb. Finish with a clean putty knife. Avoid excess contact with surrounding area.
  • Product should be tooled and finished while wet, as product will not sand well.
  • Allow skin to form before painting.


  • Surfaces must be clean, dry and free of frost. When re-glazing, remove all old putty and bedding.
  • Prime wood sash with oil-based primer (before applying putty).
  • Knead material in hands to enhance workability. Apply a thin layer of DAP Professional Painter’s Putty‘53’ (about 1/8 in. thick) to backstop of sash to provide back-bedding where glass is to be set.
  • Press glass firmly into place. (See TDS for more information)
  • Install glazier’s points at quarter points of windowpane to hold glass. Space points no more than 18 in. apart for outside glazed sash. For inside glazed sash, space them no more than 12 in. apart.
  • Press putty into sash filling height and width of L-shaped recess completely. Smooth putty to an angle that sheds water and glaze corners to a rounded finish.
  • DAP Professional Painter’s Putty ‘53’ applied as glazing must be painted after it has skinned over and attained a firm set, approximately 7 to 14 days. (See TDS for more information)


Technical Information

DAP Painter's Putty '53'
  • Shelf Life: 12 months
  • Vehicle: Linseed oil
  • Consistency: Knife grade putty
  • Filler: Calcium carbonate
  • Odor: Mild
  • Weight per Gallon: 17.3 lbs./gallon
  • Country of Origin: United States
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

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707981224 Standard sizes


8 fl. oz.


UPC = 070798122406

Single Item (1-11 Items)

1 - 2 Cases (12-35 Items)

3 - 4 Cases (36-59 Items)

5+ Cases (>= 60 Items)


a 16% discount

a 17% discount

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32 fl. oz.


UPC = 070798122444

Single Item (1-5 Items)

1 - 2 Cases (6-17 Items)

3 - 4 Cases (18-29 Items)

5+ Cases (>= 30 Items)


a 7% discount

a 8% discount

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