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  1. Drywall Finishing
    Hi all. Signed up to this forum specifically to ask a question regarding my job and the reoccurring cracks on the butts. About me, Ive been doing commercial renovations for 15 years, now supervise a crew of 15-20. In my experience ive never seen cracks on so many sheets. A little about my...
  2. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
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  3. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    Any one want to sub out some work in Michigan?
  4. Drywall Finishing
    I'm a drywall contractor from the Wheeling, WV area. I'm looking for a good finisher in the Morgantown, WV area. We do single family homes on scattered sites. We have probably 40-50 houses a year in the area. If you don't have a WV contractors license, I can put you on payroll.
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, A decorative painter by trade, but served apprenticeship for City and Guilds in UK many many years ago. I no longer do the work, due to bad health, but consult and spec finishes including drywall and plasters. I currently have a requirement for a drywaller who can effortlessly produce a...
  6. Workplace Safety
    Just an FYI, I see that ZipWall is running a sweepstakes where you can win their ZipPole 4-Pack dust barrier kit. They have 2 winners per week for 5 weeks ! It makes the jobsite clean up so much easier because the drywall dust doesn't go all over the place. The link to enter is below...
  7. General Drywall Discussion
    I found a sweepstakes that ZipWall is running where you can win their ZipPole 4-Pack dust barrier kit. They have 2 winners per week for 5 weeks ! It makes the jobsite clean up so much easier. THe link to enter is below...
  8. Drywall Finishing
    Hey there, I am finishing an outside curved wall ( drywall ) on a jobsite at the moment and the curved wall is not a true round. I've been using a piece of tin to run from floor to ceiling on the flat spots but is not the best tool for this ( to flexible ). I've been using a trowel for 25 +...
  9. Off Topic (Non Trade)
    Aloha,<br>We recently had a Drywall company move out of a space we are leasing and we are trying to get some information on some other dry wall companies that are looking into opening up a site on Maui.<br>Please email me with any suggestions [email protected]<br>Mahalo<br>
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. I'm new to the site. I have a drywall question of course. We are building an Assisted Living community. Our occupancy is an I-2 and Construction Type is VA. We are installing a full NFPA 13 fire sprinkler throughout. Our VA construction requires a 1-hour fire-rated assembly at...
  11. Drywall Finishing
    I test ran a electric drywall sander from porter cable about 7-8 years ago, the thing was like trying to hang onto a rabid animal, was heavy, and even on the lowest setting, with 220grit, it left swirl marks no matter how gently I ran it. Everyone I talked to at the time had the same complaints...
  12. Plaster Forum
    Our factory is professional in making plaster board profile in China for over 19 yeas. Someone here who need it can contact us freely.:thumbup: Shenzhen Excel Building Products Co., LTD. www.cnebp.com
  13. New Member Introductions
    I have had alot of trouble getting my parts or even a response from drywallzone.com Has anyone else had this problem?
  14. General Drywall Discussion
    I'm having a hard time adequately conveying information. I don't know about the rest of you but the drywallers I've worked with have worse language than truckers. Has this topic already been addressed? :censored:
  15. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    IndustryPerformance ExecutiveSummary | KeyExternalDrivers | CurrentPerformance IndustryOutlook | LifeCycleStage Executive Summary As the real estate market endured its worst downturn since the Great Depression, demand for drywall installers contracted sharply during the...
  16. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hey i just ordered the drywall master 12 inch box handle any feed back?
  17. New Member Introductions
    <P><P>First of all hi everyone. I have been hand finishing drywall for 15 years and want to get a set of machines. I have done a little info searching on the web and have narrowed it down to a set of either Drywall Master or Hardened bt Columbia. Obviously this being my first ever set, i want...
  18. New Member Introductions
    Hello all~ Just wanting to say hi. I'm still getting the feel of Drywall Talk. Any tips and suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you to B. Mitchell for the pointing me to drywall talk. I'd like to begin by stating I'm a drywall finisher tried and true. I was an apprentice up in...
  19. Site Help and Suggestions
    <P><P>I am covering a stairway that has water damage to the plaster, it's going to be dangerous with my homemade scaffold so I would like to male the job as easy as possible.</P></P> <P><P>Should I&nbsp;use&nbsp;drywall adhesive in addition to less screws?</P></P> <P><P>If the leak has been...
  20. Hanging Drywall
    Workin on a job that needs 5/8" board and has 24 o.c. What is the norm for installing (1 1/2" screws,glue) ?
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