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Ultimate Guide Drywall

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Publisher Comments:

DRYWALL can give the walls and ceilings in your home a clean, crisp look that you can

finish any way you please.

- Pro advice on laying out jobs, selecting the right tools and materials, and installing

drywall panels

- Money- , time- , and labor-saving techniques

- Step-by-step guides that cover cutting, hanging, taping, and finishing

- Advanced projects for walls and ceilings

Praise for the Previous Edition

“Learning how to install [drywall] requires the kind of pro-level information that this book delivers...

an indispensable reference.”

—Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics

Detailed How-to Illustrations

Learn about tools and materials for all drywall projects

Detailed How-to Illustrations Install drywall on walls, ceilings, and difficult locations

Troubleshoot problems, make repairs, apply seamless finishes

Synopsis:

Shows how to hang, tape, and finish drywall. Includes proved installation techniques and the latest tools and materials. Over 450 color photographs and drawings.

Synopsis:

Ultimate Guide: Drywall, third edition, will teach any reader to install and repair drywall with the confidence of a professional. With more than 450 detailed drawings and photographs, the book leads the reader, step by step, through the processes of measuring, cutting, installing, and finishing drywall ceilings and walls. In addition to standard drywall practices, the book also covers more advanced topics such as applying drywall to curved walls and installing drywall over steel studs. Corner treatments and the specialized tools used to install drywall are also covered. Get the inside track on working with drywall with special tips from professional drywall contractors.

About the Author

John D. Wagner has over 20 years of experience writing about the construction industry. His articles have appeared in such magazines as Builder, Fine Woodworking, The Journal of Light Construction, Popular Science, and Today's Homeowner. John is the author of the Creative Homeowner titles House Framing and Barns, Sheds, and Outbuildings.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Materials
What is Drywall?
The Benefits of Drywall
How to Order and Store Drywall
Gypsum Drywall Sizes and Types
Cover Treatments and Specialty Drywall Panels
Edge Treatments
Hanging Materials
Finishing Materials
 
Chapter 2 Tools and Equipment
Personal Safety Tools
Measuring and Marking Tools
Hanging and Cutting Tools
Finishing Tools
 
Chapter 3 Wall and Ceiling Preparation
Laying Out a Drywall Job
Framing Tips for Drywall
Checking and Correcting Alignment
Furring Walls and Ceilings
Steel Framing Systems
Suspended Ceilings
 
Chapter 4 How to Measure and Cut Drywall
Straight Cut Lines
Curved Cut Lines
Special Techniques for Marking and Cutting
Access Panels
 
Chapter 5 How to Hang Drywall
Hanging Tips and Techniques
Screws vs. Nails
Hanging Drywall on a Ceiling
Hanging Drywall on a Flat Wall
Hanging Corners and Angles
Installing Drywall on a Steel-Framed Wall
Hanging a Curved Wall
Hanging Drywall in Tricky Locations
Building a Drywall Box around Utilities or Pipes
Hanging Backer Board for Tile
 
Chapter 6 How to Tape and Finish
Preparing for Taping: A Checklist
Taping Joints on a Flat Wall
Finishing Fastener Heads
Taping an Inside Corner
Taping an Outside Corner
Finish-Sanding
Special Finishes
Skim-Coating
 
Chapter 7 How to Troubleshoot and Repair
Troubleshooting
Drywall Repairs
Drywall Resurfacing
 
Fire Ratings
Resource Guide
Glossary
Index
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580115001
Author:
Wagner, John D
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Home Improvement
Author:
How-To
Author:
Wagner, John D.
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - Carpentry
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself
Subject:
Sheetrock
Subject:
Installation
Subject:
Dry wall
Subject:
Home Construction-Carpentry
Edition Description:
Green
Series:
Home Improvement
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.76x8.32x.45 in. 1.43 lbs.

Related Subjects

Engineering » Construction » Do It Yourself
Engineering » Home Construction » Carpentry
Engineering » Home Construction » General

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Shows how to hang, tape, and finish drywall. Includes proved installation techniques and the latest tools and materials. Over 450 color photographs and drawings.

"Synopsis" by ,
Ultimate Guide: Drywall, third edition, will teach any reader to install and repair drywall with the confidence of a professional. With more than 450 detailed drawings and photographs, the book leads the reader, step by step, through the processes of measuring, cutting, installing, and finishing drywall ceilings and walls. In addition to standard drywall practices, the book also covers more advanced topics such as applying drywall to curved walls and installing drywall over steel studs. Corner treatments and the specialized tools used to install drywall are also covered. Get the inside track on working with drywall with special tips from professional drywall contractors.

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