Synopses & Reviews
The revised edition of this comprehensive guide features information on new tools, materials, and techniques that have been field-tested since the original book was published. With dozens of new on-site color photos and black-and-white illustrations, the author shows, step by step, how to install drywall to ensure smooth walls and ceilings. Both novices and professionals will appreciate the insightful tips and trade secrets.
This revised version of Drywall gives readers information on new tools and materials and techniques that Myron has field-tested since the last revision in 2008. For the first time the book also includes a bound-in DVD with tips and techniques for hassle-free drywall installation. Drywall, 4th Edition, offers the very latest information with the familiar easy-to-use format that made the first three editions such great successes.
Learn how to:
- Choose the right drywall for the job
- Hang, tape, and finish drywall like the pros
- Work with the new cornerbead products
- Repair damaged walls and ceilings
- Prep drywall for paint and textured finishes
New revised edition.
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.
About the Author
Myron Ferguson has over 25 years experience hanging drywall. In addition do Drywall, and its companion video, he is the author of numerous articles written for trade journals including Fine Homebuilding magazine, Walls and Ceilings, and Tools of the Trade. He participated in the Journal of Light Construction's Live Construction Training Show as their drywall expert.