Whether beginner or advanced, Do-it-Yourselfer or contractor—everyone gets professional results after reading this updated and revised edition! For the beginner, this book covers all the basics, more advanced drywallers will find excellent tips and advice to perfect skills and techniques. Myron Ferguson is a drywall contractor with over 25 years of experience. In this completely revised edition he shares his knowledge with easy to follow step-by-step instructions paired with photo illustrations. Insightful tips (like the best way to deal with large corner gaps common when drywalling older homes) are invaluable and can only come from experience! “Work Smart” insets throughout the book provide useful application info that goes beyond the basic “how to” to teach you “how to do it better”. Covered in the nine chapters are drywall basics, tools and materials, hanging drywall, taping, sanding, special installations, repairs, decorating drywall, sound control.