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9781561585298

Drywall : Professional Techniques for Great Results

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  • ISBN13:

    9781561585298

  • ISBN10:

    1561585297

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2002-04-01
  • Publisher: Taunton

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Summary

The most thorough and concise guide to hanging drywall available. This revised edition features new material, additional pages and color photographs. With more than 87,000 copies sold, Drywall is a mainstay of any comprehensive home-building library.

Author Biography

Myron R. Ferguson has been perfecting his hanging and taping skills for more than 20 years. He has written many articles on drywall for trade journals such as Fine Homebuilding magazine, Walls and Ceilings, and Tools of the Trade

Table of Contents

Introduction 2(2)
Drywall Basics
4(18)
Types and Uses of Drywall
5(8)
Planning the Job
13(9)
Tools and Materials
22(26)
Hanging Tools
23(15)
Taping Tools and Materials
38(8)
Sanding Tools and Materials
46(2)
Hanging Drywall
48(30)
Backing Materials
49(2)
Measuring and Cutting Drywall
51(8)
General Guidelines for Hanging Drywall
59(1)
Fastening Drywall
59(4)
Hanging Ceilings
63(4)
Hanging Walls
67(7)
Trim Accessories
74(4)
Taping
78(29)
Taping Basics
78(5)
Taping Fastener Heads
83(1)
Taping Seams
84(7)
Taping Inside Corners
91(5)
Taping Outside Corners
96(3)
Skim Coating
99(2)
Mechanical Taping
101(3)
Taping Problems
104(3)
Sanding
107(10)
Getting Ready to Sand
108(1)
The Sanding Process
109(6)
Wet Sanding
115(2)
Special Installations
117(25)
Off-Angle Corners
118(5)
Curved Walls
123(1)
Archways
124(5)
Butted Seams
129(3)
Flat Taping
132(1)
Applying L-Bead
133(1)
Multilayer Applications
134(3)
Installing Cement Board
137(3)
Control Joints
140(2)
Repairs
142(16)
Popped Nails and Screws
142(2)
Repairing Holes in Drywall
144(5)
Remodeling Repairs
149(5)
Stress Cracks
154(1)
Water Damage
155(3)
Decorating Drywall
158(13)
Painting
158(4)
Texturing
162(8)
Wall Coverings
170(1)
Appendix 171(3)
Resources 174(2)
Index 176

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