Master the Basics of Drywall: Cutting Drywall

Learn about the five simple tools and basic techniques you need to successfully cut drywall.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Tape measure
  • Dust mask
  • Drywall saw
  • T-square
  • Rasp
  • Safety glasses
  • Shop vacuum
  • Utility knife
  • Tool belt

You'll also need a keyhole saw and a drywall rip saw.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Drywall