previous
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Custom Flooring Inspiration
    Custom Flooring Inspiration
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Hot Water Now
    Hot Water Now
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Projects Done Right
    Projects Done Right
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Pro Tool Rental. Learn More.
    Pro Tool Rental. Learn More.
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
next
Pin It

Cut a Thin Strip of Drywall Without Breaking It

Move away from the edge a few inches and score it twice

hvt016.jpg

You may not need a thin drywall strip very often, but when you do, it can be frustrating if it keeps breaking. In this video, Pat Carrasco, freelance author and Bozeman, Montana, drywall hanger, shows that cutting 3/4-in. and smaller strips of 5/8-in. drywall isn't difficult, it just requires care and a couple of extra steps to accomplish. 

For more from Pat, read his article Solo Drywall Hanging.


From Fine Homebuilding 140, pp. 88-93
July 1, 2001


Become a Fine Homebuilding Member

to view this video

Learn More