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Ep 34: The wild and wacky world of drywall

Making sense of different types of drywall, drywall compound and tools.

Topics covered in this episode

  • lath and plaster
  • button board
  • drywall: standard, blue board, green board, type X, soundproof
  • the difference between ready-to-use all purpose compound and setting compound
  • mesh tape vs paper tape
  • drywall knives vs hawk and trowel


Vancouver Carpenter YouTube channel

I have a page about drywall on this website that will be revised shortly. For now, you can find it here

And don’t forget a carry handle. I wish I had bought one of these years ago.


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