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Automatic tools produce better walls in less time.
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Festool Planex Drywall Sanding system works like an automatic pool cleaner—almost
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I’ve found that by rounding the corners of a broad 9-in. taping knife, I can apply drywall compound faster and with fewer ridges to remove later. I’ve also found that…
May 21, 2009
My new living room sports a cathedral ceiling with a flat center section and a sloped section on each side. This design left me with two long joints to tape…
May 4, 2009
A custom drywall taping knife is cheap, easy to make, and produces excellent results
November 13, 2008
An ingenious alternative use for paper-face metal drywall tape
November 12, 2008
I was hanging drywall in a den next to my kitchen recently and was using a rotary cutting tool with a guide-point bit to make cutouts around electrical boxes, doors,…
Q: Three years ago, I built a house, and every year, the inside drywall corners crack in several rooms. Is there anything I can do to stop this problem from…
July 15, 2008
For perfect results, use the right amount of compound and embed the tape using firm, even pressure
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