Step 6: Prep the Brackets for Paint

prep the brackets for paint
Photo: Ryan Benyi
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Use adhesive caulk to fill nail holes and the joint between each bracket and the front of the stair tread. Smooth rough edges with the sanding sponge.
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    Tools List

    • Sanding Sponge
      Medium-grit sanding sponge
    • painter's tool
      Painter's 5-in-1 tool
    • miter saw
      Miter saw
    • caulk gun
      Caulk gun
    • pneumatic brad nailer
      Pneumatic nail gun
    • 3-inch wide paint brush
      Paintbrush

    Shopping List

    1. Decorative stair wood brackets

    2. -inch pneumatic brad nails3. Adhesive caulk

    4. Primer and paint