How to Tape Drywall Joints

Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall 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.

  • Mud pan
  • Utility knife
  • Taping knife

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Setting-type joint compound, lightweight
  • Drywall tape