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OK one last goofy easy question that probably everyone knows the answer to.

When I'm filling a hole in the deck (e.g. overdrilling, fill, then drill smaller hole, so no core is exposed), I'm supposed to tape from the underside, and then fill with thickened epoxy, let it cure, sand it flat, and drill the smaller hole through the middle. Easy enough.

But what kind of tape do I use on the underside of the hole, so that the thickened epoxy doesn't stick to the tape itself?
 

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I use electrical tape, it leves the smothest finish.

You can back it up with cardboard and duct tape if it is a big hole.
 

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I use masking tape. Most of the time it will come off clean (however if you get epoxy on the other side of it - it will embed itself and become laminate). No big deal usually - so there is a piece of epoxy-paper stuck to the inside, it is normally covered with something or inside a locker anyway.
 

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Looking,

I use the blue painters masking tape. It has worked well for me.
 
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