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May 16, 2013
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
May 14, 2008
Watch Myron R. Ferguson demonstrate his techniques for smooth, hassle-free drywall hanging.
A good finished look starts with properly hung panels, which reduces the work of taping, mudding, and sanding
November 26, 2007
The Radius 360's 9-in.-dia., die-cast aluminum sanding head is difficult to flip over, and it covers a lot of area in a short time
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