November 5, 2014
Most residential wall surfaces are painted drywall, but interior designer Courtney Fadness likes to incorporate alternatives such as wood, tile, and natural stone into her projects where appropriate. She believes…
September 10, 2014
Inside corners seem to be the places in a drywall job where people encounter the most difficulty. In this issue's "Building Skills," drywall specialist and frequent FHB contributor Myron R.…
On a recent job, I was hanging some solid-wood doors, jambs, and trim. I had cut the door and trim and had an idea for a way to get rid…
Built on a bench and finished with stock moldings, these panels don’t lose any points for style.
July 9, 2014
How do you cut holes in a ceiling without getting drywall debris all over the workspace? Use one-half of a basketball. I came up with this idea while doing the…
May 14, 2014
When working for a commercial/industrial builder and remodeler many years ago, I learned a simple method for patching drywall. It works on walls of any thickness and requires only whatever…
May 6, 2014
Skim-coating drywall and low-dust sanding
March 5, 2014
The right techniques make for speedy, accurate cuts.
October 23, 2013
In this video series, a drywall expert shares his no-nonsense tips for making the job go smoother, and for getting a perfect finish every time.
High-gloss paint and harsh lighting will showing every imperfection in your walls unless you do this top-notch surface prep
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