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Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.

How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing

A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...


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Taping Drywall Tips: How to Tape Drywall Joints

Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall joints


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Drywall Taping Tips

How to get better taping results with less hassle


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Tips for Better Drywall Taping

Simple tricks for fast, flawless drywall finishing

How to Build a Drywall Arch

Using drywall and Masonite to create a curved doorway.


How to Use a Spiral Saw on Drywall

Faster, neater cuts around electrical boxes and ceiling fixtures.

Master the Basics of Drywall: How to Cut Drywall

Learn about the five simple tools and basic techniques you need to successfully cut drywall.


This is the Difference Between Mesh and Paper Drywall Tape

This is the differences between mesh and paper drywall tape.


Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide

Drywall taping is one of the most important jobs on any construction site. A skilled taper can hide a lot...


Drywall Sanding Tips and Techniques

All the best tips and techniques for a smooth drywall surface.

Expert Tips for Finishing Drywall

Professional advice for smoother walls and less wasted time


5 Types of Drywall All DIYers Should Know About

Drywall, aka plasterboard, wallboard, gypsumboard or Sheetrock (a brand name), is actually a lot more interesting than you might think....


How to Sand Drywall

Techniques and tools for sanding drywall so it's perfectly smooth, plus tips for dust control.


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How to Tape Drywall

A color-coded guide to flat, smooth, perfect walls.


Drywall Butt Joints Made Easy

Techniques to avoid having to feather out butt joints.

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Wet Sanding Drywall

Choose drywall and try wet sanding to reduce the dust


The Best Way To Clean Your Drywall Knives

Try this simple little trick next time your drywall knife is clogged up with mud.


5 Helpful Tools for Hanging Drywall

These five handy tools will help you install drywall much faster and better.


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20 Tips for Working with Drywall

We've hung and patched and primed and finished our fair share of drywall. Check out this compilation of tips for...


How to Drive Drywall Screws Like a Pro

These three tools make it easy to do the job right. The key to driving drywall screws is to set...


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How to Cut Drywall

Cutting drywall is easy and only requires a few tools.


How to Use a Drywall Circle Cutter

This slick tool does a great job


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How to Tape Drywall With a Banjo

Speedy, trouble-free taping is easy with this pro tool

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