Drywall Butt Joints Made Easy

Techniques to avoid having to feather out butt joints

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Circular saw
  • Combination square
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Extension cord
  • Hammer
  • Hearing protection
  • Hawk
  • Mud pan
  • Safety glasses
  • Screw gun
  • Tape measure
  • T-square
  • Taping knife
  • Table saw
  • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • 2x4 blocks
  • Drywall
  • Drywall nails
  • Drywall screws
  • Joint compound

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