Faster Drywall Finishing
Automatic tools produce better walls in less time.
Synopsis: In this article, Brian Kitchin and Nick Aitchison, the owners of Drywall Nation, give an in-depth look at all of the available tools for drywall finishing. The article includes the uses and price of each tool: a nail spotter, a flat box, a loading pump, an angle box, an angle head, a corner roller, an automatic taper, a dust-collecting vacuum, a drywall sander, and drywall stilts. The article gives a description of how each tool is used for drywalling, a photograph of the tool in use, and tips for using the tools and materials, including how much water to add to the joint compound, how to use the automatic taper’s creaser wheel, and when to use extension handles for angle heads, flushers, rollers, and spotters.
Whenever we see professional drywall finishers hand-taping a new home or addition, we wonder how the builder who hired them can afford to…