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Required Tools for this Project

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

    • Screw gun
    • Corded drill
    • Mud pan
    • Knockdown knife
    • Drywall saw
    • T-square
    • Rags
    • Taping knife

You'll also need an inside corner trowel and a paddle mixer

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 compound
    • Joint compound
    • Topping compound
    • Mesh tape
    • Paper tape
    • Reinforced corner tape

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