Installing & Finishing Drywall

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1998 - House & Home - 192 pages
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Hundreds of photographs, diagrams, and detailed instructions show you everything that’s involved, from the basic materials to the most effec-tive techniques. Find out about building codes, panels, fasteners, installation, and problem areas such as curved walls and arches. Check out finishing tools (reinforcement tapes, quickset joint compounds, knives, and trowels) and professional secrets on resisting moisture, sanding, and decorating. It’s the most thorough guide anywhere.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
7
Installation Tools
15
Drywall Panels Fasteners
27
Estimating Drywall Materials
33
Installation Skills Techniques
43
Gypsum Wallboard Installation
58
Installing Trim Corner Beads
86
Finishing Tools Materials
93
Finding Correcting Defects
108
Taping Joints Finishing Trim
123
Texturing Decorating Drywall
145
Other Useful Applications
162
Useful Terms for Installing Drywall
173
The Metric System
179
Industry Trade Associations
185
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