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  1. General Drywall Discussion
    To start this is an 1880 house, that is not perfectly level, square, plum etc. Although I have spent a painstaking amount of time doing my best to get a lot of it that way. after a year of spending every spare minute and weekend gutting, framing, wiring, plumbing, etc I handed the keys over...
  2. Drywall Finishing
    Hey guys, Im a member of Paint Talk, and looking for some suggestions on how to correct a mistake i made. After cutting out the plaster and lathe under these windows, i put in in sheetrock and used Durabond 45 for the first 2 coats then skimed with pre-mix. Despite my efforts to avoid too...
  3. General Drywall Discussion
    Hi: is there a noticable difference in how a butt joint looks when durabonded on the first coat as opposed to using all-purpose? Does durabond expand or just not shrink? Happy Thanksgiving
  4. Plaster Forum
    I'm rennovating an old Victorian house and have just scraped off wallpaper in one of the rooms. The walls are plaster and there are some cracks some hairline and some an inch wide with a few places that open up to about the size of a mouse pad. Also a couple of the corners had crumbled and are...
  5. Drywall Finishing
    I met a guy, he is building a house for himself (he was looking for smb to hang ceiling). He said he was going to mud without any tape:blink:. First coat would be Durabond. On top of it goes finishing compound and sanding. He is a carpenter but he claims he used this mudding technique on the...
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