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Invisible Drywall Seams

Create perfect walls with minimal mess, effort, and frustration

Myron Ferguson, author of Drywall: Professional Techniques for Great Results, shares his secrets for easy, seam-free walls. With the proper tools and materials used in the right sequence, even the inside corners of this universally dreaded job will be a breeze. Learn how to choose the right taping knife, trowel, drywall tape, and joint compound, and learn how to different approaches you should take when dealing with butt seams, horizontal seams, and inside corners. Finally, read Ferguson's methods for applying tape coats, fill coats, and finish coats, and discover useful tips such as adding water to your compound for that final coat.

From Fine Homebuilding164 , pp. 76-81