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Drywall : professional techniques for great results

Author: Myron R Ferguson
Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., completely rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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"In this completely revised third edition of the best-selling classic, drywall contractor Myron Ferguson shares the latest information, including an entirely new chapter on sound control and over 100 new photos"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Myron R Ferguson
ISBN: 9781561589555 1561589551
OCLC Number: 154705231
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 218 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Drywall basics --
Tools and materials --
Hanging drywall --
Taping --
Sanding --
Special installations --
Repairs --
Decorating drywall --
The basics of sound control.
Responsibility: Myron R. Ferguson.
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Includes a section on sound control and features photographs. This title provides information on the tools, materials and techniques. It demonstrates the processes in step-by-step detail.  Read more...

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by cwarden (WorldCat user on 2008-08-05)

Introduction -- Drywall basics: Types and uses of drywall -- Planning the job -- Estimating materials -- Planning access for materials -- Tools and materials: Hanging tools -- Taping tools and materials -- Sanding tools and materials -- Hanging drywall: Backing materials -- Measuring and cutting drywall -- General guidelines for hanging drywall -- Fastening drywall -- Hanging ceilings -- Hanging walls -- Trim accessories -- Taping: Taping basics -- Taping fastener heads -- Taping seams -- Taping inside corners -- Taping outside corners -- Mechanical taping -- Taping problems -- Sanding: Getting ready to sand -- The sanding process -- Wet sanding -- General cleanup -- Special installations: Off-angle corners -- Curved walls and barrel ceilings -- Archways -- Butted seams -- Butting drywall to a different surface -- Multilayer applications -- Cement board -- Control joints -- Decorating with drywall -- Repairs: Popped nails and screws -- Repairing holes in drywall -- Remodeling repairs -- Stress cracks -- Water damage -- Water stains -- Decorating drywall: Painting -- Texturing -- Wall coverings -- The basics of sound control: The drywaller's role -- Develop a plan -- Controlling noise -- Trouble spots and solutions -- Sound control for existing structures -- Resources -- Appendix -- Index.

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