How to Install Paper-Faced Corner Bead

Paper-faced corner bead makes taping outside corners a snap

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Stapler
  • Tin snips
  • Taping knife

You’ll also need a spray bottle

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Paper-faced corner bead
  • All-purpose joint compound