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More stories about Drywall

  • DBC Drywall Bridging Connector

    Can be installed with a single screw and is compatible with conventional and proprietary drywall studs.

  • Take the Misery out of Drywall Sanding

    Sometimes evolution is slow, but right at the end takes a big leap. Drywall sanding is one of those fortunate beneficiaries of the "finally!" phenomenon.

  • Common Callbacks

    What are the building blunders you see most often?  Whether it's in exterior, framing or drywall details, there is no shortage of errors to avoid.

  • Wiring and Drywall

    Andy Hannan explains how to make sure that wire ends up where it’s supposed to be after drywall installation.

  • Level-5 Drywall Finish vs. Veneer Plaster

    Myron FerguI explains the difference between a Level 5 finish and a plaster skim coat.

  • Bosch Dimpler Drywall Driver

    The Dimpler works with your existing corded or cordless drill, giving you most of the benefits of a dedicated screw gun at a fraction of the cost.

  • Mud Michelangelo

    Bernie Mitchell has spent the past 20 years developing and refining a method of creating remarkably lifelike relief sculptures in drywall mud, many of which ornament the walls of area vacation homes.

  • Splash Guard for 5-Gallon Buckets

    Veteran drywall contractor and JLC Live presenter reviews the Bucket Splash Guard.

  • Gluing Laminate to Drywall - It's Not as Straightforward as It Sounds

    This thread from the JLC Forums starts with a question about what glues--other than contact cement--can be used in a tight spot behind cabinets to adhere a laminate backsplash.

  • Preventing Drywall Patches From Telegraphing Through

    This thread from the JLC Forums discusses best practices for patching nail pops and small defects in drywall so that the patch doesn't telegraph through the finish coat of paint.