Cutting Drywall

Our experts will show you how to cut drywall like a pro.

How to Cut a Hole in Drywall

The Family Handyman editor, Mark Petersen, will show you how to layout the hole and cut it for a professional fit.

Cutting Drywall projects

  • How to Cut Drywall for an Opening

    This article will show you how to cut clean, accurate holes in drywall for electrical boxes and lights. And without making a mess. Follow this…

  • Master the Basics of Drywall: Cutting Drywall

    With a few simple tools and special techniques you'll be cutting drywall like a pro in no time. Plus we'll show you how to plan your…

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  • How to Use a Drywall Circle Cutter

    Cut clean round holes in drywall for electrical boxes and light fixtures with this circle cutter. It's quick and easy, and only takes seconds

  • How to Cut Drywall

    The Family Handyman editor, Mark Petersen, will show you how to cut drywall perfectly straight for a perfect fit every time. The better the…

  • How to Cut a Hole in Drywall

    The Family Handyman editor, Mark Petersen, will show you how to layout the hole and cut it for a professional fit.

  • How to Fix an Oversize Electrical Box Cutout

    An oversize drywall cutout around an electrical box can ruin the appearance of an otherwise perfect taping job. The best way to fix it is with…

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