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How to Hang Drywall on a Gable End

This gypsum job is tougher than most, and not just because of the high ceiling

Hanging drywall can be a difficult job to start with, but hanging it on a gable end makes the work even tougher. Drywall guru Myron R. Ferguson describes his process for hanging drywall on a gable end. Ferguson says that it's OK to start at the bottom of the wall; having a layer of drywall at the bottom provides a surface on which to stack subsequent layers. Ferguson advises taking care with seams and screws. He also outlines his techniques for cutting arches and for cutting angles.

How to Hang Drywall on a Gable End
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