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Complete Drywall

Format:  Paperback,

143 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Aug 2005

ISBN-13: 9780696225499

ISBN-10: 0696225492

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Complete step-by-step instructions for building or repairing walls and ceilings.Basic techniques for planning, selecting, cutting, hanging, taping, and sanding drywall.Addresses drywall remodeling issues and unusual situations.Professional drywall techniques for corners, curved walls, arched ceilings, and specialty finishes.Advice on selecting tools and materials, including specialty drywall tools.Pre-start checklists, Stanley Pro Tips, and photos give homeowners confidence to tackle any drywalling project.Includes advanced projects, such as decorative construction and finishes.

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Aug 2005
ISBN-13: 9780696225499
ISBN-10: 0696225492
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 143
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.02
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.08 x 0.3 x 9.68
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Chapter outline

A Guide for Homeowners And Remodelersp. 4
Elements of Stylep. 6
Drywall goes decorative and dramaticp. 8
Curved walls are easier than ever to buildp. 10
Arched drywall opens new design vistasp. 11
Imaginative ceilingsp. 12
Medallions are the fast track to an upscale imagep. 14
Materials & Suppliesp. 16
Standard drywall panelsp. 18
Specialty panelsp. 20
Fastenersp. 22
Drywall tapesp. 24
Drywall compoundsp. 26
Toolsp. 28
Measuring and marking toolsp. 30
Cutting and shaping toolsp. 32
Support toolsp. 34
Attachment toolsp. 35
Taping toolsp. 36
Sanding toolsp. 38
Texturing toolsp. 40
Safety equipmentp. 41
Framing for Drywallp. 42
Framing a wall with wood studsp. 44
Framing a wall with metal studsp. 46
Fastening to concretep. 50
Building a soffitp. 52
Framing a curved wallp. 54
Making a wavy ceiling flatp. 56
Creating sound controls and firewallsp. 58
Checking and correcting framingp. 60
Measuring & Cuttingp. 62
Estimating and optimizingp. 64
Straight and angled cutsp. 66
Cut in an electrical box (manual)p. 68
Cut in an electrical box (router)p. 70
Cutting circlesp. 72
Basic Drywall Hangingp. 74
Adhesives, screws, and nailsp. 76
Covering a ceilingp. 78
Covering wallsp. 82
Butt jointsp. 84
Backerboardsp. 86
Taping, Joint Compounds & Sandingp. 88
Preparing joint compoundp. 90
Working with fiberglass tapep. 92
Taping seams and cornersp. 94
Corner beadsp. 98
Two- and three-way cornersp. 100
Installing bead in an archwayp. 102
Sandingp. 104
Skim coatingp. 106
Levels of finishp. 107
Advanced Drywall Techniquesp. 108
Bending drywall panelsp. 110
Coffered ceilingp. 112
Raised panel drywallp. 114
Access panelsp. 116
Decorative Finishes & Special Finishesp. 118
Spraying texturep. 120
Installing a ceiling medallionp. 124
Drywall stencilingp. 126
Anchoring into drywallp. 128
Patching & Repairsp. 130
Repairing a textured ceilingp. 132
Repairing loose plasterp. 134
Repairing holesp. 136
Fixing nail popsp. 138
Glossaryp. 139
Resource Guidep. 139
Indexp. 141

Book description

  • Complete step-by-step instructions for building or repairing walls and ceilings.
  • Basic techniques for planning, selecting, cutting, hanging, taping, and sanding drywall.
  • Addresses drywall remodeling issues and unusual situations.
  • Professional drywall techniques for corners, curved walls, arched ceilings, and specialty finishes.
  • Advice on selecting tools and materials, including specialty drywall tools.
  • Pre-start checklists, Stanley Pro Tips, and photos give homeowners confidence to tackle any drywalling project.
  • Includes advanced projects, such as decorative construction and finishes.

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