Made Easy
With Durham's®

For 80 years, Durham’s Rock Hard Water Putty has been making repairs in wood, plaster, drywall, stone, tile, concrete and other stable surfaces.

Available at your nearby
home improvement or hardware retailer.


Rock Hard®
Water Putty

For 80 years, Durham’s® Rock Hard® Water Putty has been making repairs in wood, plaster, drywall, stone, tile, concrete and other stable surfaces. Just add water to this powdered material, apply it into voids, cracks and holes. When thoroughly dry, it can be sanded, drilled, sawed and painted. Repaired areas are very hard and long lasting. Durham’s can also be cast or molded to reproduce missing trim pieces or in handicraft or artistic applications.

Sticks & Stays

Putty will not shrink.

Makes Long Lasting Repairs

In wood, plaster, drywall, stone, tile, concrete & other materials

Easy to use & Ready When You Need It

Just add water & mix.

Use Indoors or Outdoors

Must be kept painted on outdoor work.

Use To Fill Holes

In wood, plaster or tile.



Durham’s is the go-to product for homeowners and handypersons for making repairs to wood, drywall, patching plastic, tile, and many more uses. Durham’s stays put and does not shrink. It can be sawed, chisled, sanded, polished and colored. Use Durham’s for lasting repairs.

General Repair Uses

Durham's Rock Hard Water Putty fills voids like holes, cracks, and the like.

Patch Plaster Walls

Use a putty knife to spread Durham's into cracks and cavities of plaster walls.

Fill Holes In Wood

Durham's is ideal for filling knotholes, nail holes, oversized screw holes, and other defects in wood.

Hang Pictures

To hang pictures and artwork with greater holding strength, place a dab of Durham's into the old nail or wire hole.

Let Your Creative

Side Shine

Most of us have never thought about working with water putty as an art material, but you should definitely try it. From the sense of accomplishment of creating something new to the pride of restoring a treasured antique, many people find it to be a rewarding adventure.

Durham’s works great for anything from fun and simple crafts for kids to sophisticated and beautiful works of art. You are limited only by your imagination, so check out these possibilities, and have fun…

All You Need Is Durhams

For whatever you need, Durhams is there for you. Order Durhams today or check your local hardware or DIY store for stock.