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4.8 out of 5 stars
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on 12 June 1998
I have done quite a few DIY drywall projects in the past. All the written resources I have used before have left a lot to be desired, unfortunately so did my results. This book is a four course meal with dessert. I wish I had three hands so I could hold a taping knife, a hawk, and this book, all at the same time. This book comes as close to a step-by-step guide as you can get. The target audience is definately the homeowner Do-It-Yourselfer. Great Job Mr. Ferguson, and Taunton Press! I'm going to do brick work for my next project, I hope I find a book as good as this one to help out.
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on 11 March 1999
The past headaches and nightmares of having contractors perform my remodeling projects has motivated me to become "handy". One of my first projects was drywalling my master bedroom. I had zero experience doing this so I bought Ferguson's book and went to work. The room looks great thanks to this book. I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to avoid the expense and frustrations of using contract help for their drywall projects.
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on 13 November 2010
Bought this book, as wanted slightly less 'generic' information than the stuff you find in an average home DIY book. Recently qualified as a plasterer and just wanted a book to refer back to now and then (without trawling through the technical books!!)

This book is easy to read, slightly more basic than I thought and not too sure about the 'professional techniques' more 'common sense techniques' but none the less I wasn't disappointed...
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on 4 January 1999
I never knew there was so much to drywall. I've read this book several times while remodeling my house and find a new tip every time. Most books of this type leave much to be desired. This one is truly helpful and comprehensive.
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