Paper Tape Drywall

How To : Tape drywall seams

This video shows the viewer how to use paper tape to cover the joint between panels on a dry wall. The creator of the video does this using a 6-inch dry wall knife and a curved trowel. He first applies standard compound to the joint using the trowel. The compound should be app ...more

How To : Tape and finish textured drywall

Tim Gibson teaches us how to tape and finish textured drywall in this tutorial. To begin, use a scraper to scrape off any texture around the join. This will leave 4-5 inches to replace the joint. If it doesn't come off easy, use a sponge to wet the area on both sides before yo ...more

How To : Tape and finish drywall

How to tape and finish drywall To tape joints you can use either mesh or paper tape. To apply the tape you start by filling the joint with all purpose joint compound. Apply a layer of the compound using a 6 inch knife. Put the tape on the wall and press it into place using you ...more

How To : Drywall tape butt joints

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to drywall a tape butt joint. This task is very easy, simple and fast to do. Once the tape is on the butt joint, apply a thin layer of drywall compound and then apply a second coat of compound. Scrape off any excess compound. The main ...more

How To : Tape drywall when renovating your home

Whenever your renovating a room and using drywall, it's important to know what you need to do in order to prepare it properly for a paint job. There are many things that go on before you can lay the first brush of paint, and one of those things is laying tape on correctly. Thi ...more

How To : Tape drywall and prep for painting

Taping drywall requires a spreader or a spatula, compound and drywall tape. Spread the compound over the nails and the seams smoothly to apply tape over later. Next, the tape is applied to the wet compound on the wall directly over where the seams were. Then, another layer of ...more

How To : Tape drywall

Taping drywall is almost an art form. It takes practice and a lot of patience. A good taper can hide any mistakes that were made in hanging the drywall. To finish drywall, you must tack into place corner bead to all corners. Then, apply joint compound to all seams, nail and sc ...more

How To : Make a water bomb out of paper and tape

Out of balloons? You can use plain white paper to make a water bomb! All you will need is some fairly waterproof paper (printer paper works well for this), and some Scotch tape. And, of course, some water to fill it with!

How To : Make a paper wallet without tape or scissors

This short video on craft shows how to make a paper wallet without using tape or scissors. The first step is to fold an A4 size paper into half and press the fold in the center. The next step is to fold the top flap to the bottom outwards and pressed hardly. The same has to be ...more

How To : Pull a tape measure toilet paper roll prank

When in repose upon the toilet, the last thing most people want is for something to jump out at them. And that is exactly what will happen to them if you pull this prank. It turns out that the actual tape from a tape measure is a great little prank tool, and in this video you' ...more

How To : Tape corner to drywall and top coat

In order to mud and tape the corners with new drywall you, you will need spackle, a sturdy ladder, and a putty knife. Scoop out a dollop of spackle (i.e. mud) with your putty knife. Place your putty knife where the ceiling and the wall meat. Spread the putty evenly, as you ext ...more

How To : Make a paper gun without tape

In this video, we learn the steps toward making a paper gun without using tape. The video goes step by step physically, showing us how to fold each part of the gun before putting them together to form the entire gun. This video would be a great tool for those of us interested ...more

How To : Make a popping penny bomb with paper caps and tape

Do you like playing with those little popper things that you throw on the ground and they make a loud popping noise? The ones that come in the box full of sawdust? Well those are for noobs. This video will show you how to make a similar, but louder, device out of a penny, some ...more

How To : Fix cracks in old drywall with wire mesh tape

When you have plaster walls that are a hundred years old you are going to have a lot cracks. Thankfully this Home& Garden how to video will give you a few tips on how to fix and fill in cracks in old drywall. Watch and learn to use wire mesh tape to help keep the drywall crack ...more

How To : Origami a paper envelope without glue or tape

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to Origami a paper envelope without glue or tape. Take a piece of paper and fold it in half hamburger style. Fold the open edge of the top sheet of paper back on itself so it reaches the closed edge. Repeat this step agai ...more

How To : Tape and butt joint on drywall

This video illustrate us how to tape and butt joint on drywall.Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take a wet tapering knife,tape,mud and cement to coat. Step 2: Now fill the joint area with mud and using the wet tapering knife level it. Step 3: Apply tape on ...more

How To : Install an inside corner paper ceiling patch

Video Joe Knows demonstrates how to install an inside corner ceiling patch when installing drywall. First, give the paper tape a definitive crease. Then, wipe quick set on the ceiling and the wall. Make sure you get enough material behind the paper tape. Have more quick set on ...more

How To : Make a full-sized blowgun with blowdarts

Want a blowgun that can shoot all of the way through drywall? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to do it, see how to make a full-sized blowgun with blowdarts. You'll need a five-foot piece of 1/2" (or 3/4") PVC pipe, 2" 6d nails, paper, scissors, and tape. This blowd ...more

How To : Repair a small hole in the wall by patching it

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to repair a small hole in the wall. The materials needed for this process are drywall tape, water, patching compound, and a drywall knife. Begin by placing the drywall tape over the hole. Then mix some water with the patching compound ...more

How To : Patch drywall on your own

Chuck Miller gives us a great tip for patching a small hole in drywall, such as a hole from an outlet box. Cut a small piece of scrap drywall about an inch longer than the hole in each direction. Score the back of this piece to reflect the shape of the hole, and peel away the ...more

How To : Cut Drywall

How to cut Drywall, Sheetrock, Plasterboard. THE EASY WAY! G'day Knuckleheads, Uncle Knackers here and welcome to Video Two of my ten part series titled 'My Top Ten DIY Tips' as nominated by you.. In todays video l'm going to give you the basics of cutting drywall, plasterbo ...more

How To : Fix a Hole in a Wall. The Proper Way!

How to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / Sheetrock. Everyone at some stage in their life will need to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / sheetrock. Instead of doing some dodgy patchwork, watch this video to see how simple the job is. The steps are as follow in poi ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Repair a drywall taped seam easily

If you have a problem with your drywall tape being exposed or possibly cracking, it could have happened for many reasons. But no matter what that reason may be, it's an ugly sight to see. In this tutorial, you're going to find out how to repair a drywall taped seam easily usi ...more

How To : Make a paper gun that fires paper bullets

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a paper gun that fires! Yes, this homemade paper gun actually shoots paper bullets. You'll need paper, tape, and a pair of scissors to make this cool shooting paper gun.

How To : Make a paper blowgun and darts

In this video, we learn how to make a paper blow gun and darts. You will need a needle, paper, tape and scissors to make this. First, roll up two sheets of paper to make a tub and tape it to keep its shape in the middle and on the ends. To make the bullet, roll up another piec ...more

How To : Weave paper for origami and other paper crafts

This video shows how to weave paper. This paper can then be used to make crafts such as origami. You may want some supplies: a cutting board, a paper cutter, scotch tape, and square origami paper (6"x6"). Start with two sheets of paper. Cut the paper into thin strips, 1/2" eac ...more

How To : Make a blowgun and darts with household goods

In this video, we learn how to make blowgun and darts with Sam and Tyler. You will need: scissors, tape, wire cutters, printer paper, coat hanger and a pipe. First, fold your paper in half and then in half again. Next, unfold the paper and cut on the lines with your scissors. ...more

How To : Etch your own circuitboards

A step-by-step how-to video from grooveshark.com explaining how to make your own circuit board or PCB. It's a simple, but long process for copper etching a printed circuit board, so pay attention and pause when needed. You'll need tinsnips, laser printer, copper clad board, g ...more

How To : Wrap Christmas or holiday presents creatively

This holiday season, become a wrap artist! Learn how to make every Christmas present look festive, no matter what shape or size. Wrapping Christmas gifts can be quite the bore, but when you add a little artfulness, it could be more fun than ripping it off and finding your pres ...more

How To : Make a clear cheat sheet for a test

In this video we learn how to make a clear cheat sheet for a test. If you're in a time crunch and need to ace a test, this is a great option to cheat. First, you will print out what you need to know on a piece of white paper. From here, take some clear packing tape and tape it ...more

How To : Create a tessellation

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a tessellation. The materials required for this project are: index cards, scissors, pencil, large paper and coloring utensils. Begin by preparing a shape. Cut the index paper to a desired shape. Then place it on the right sid ...more

How To : Create a zoetrope

For a fun novelty project, try making a zoetrope at home. * A plastic coffee can lid * A strip of white paper 20" x 1.5" tall * A strip of black paper 20" x 3" tall * Glue, rubber cement or tape * A craft knife * A pencil * A ruler * A plastic coffee can lid * A strip of whit ...more

How To : Make a stun dart for a blowgun

Want to make a blowdart that won't kill an animal? This video tutorial will show you how to make a stun dart for your blowgun, so you can hit a small animal without killing it, but by stunning it. You just need some paper and some tape for this stun blowdart, along with some s ...more

How To : Make a water bong in 5 minutes

In this video you will learn how to make a water bong in 5 minutes. The materials you will need are a water bottle, some scissors, tape, a paper clip, a 3 16 wrench piece, a lighter, and a Bic pen grip. The first thing you'll need to do is prepare your water bottle (empty it r ...more

How To : Build an expert level Bermuda kite with your kids

In Bermuda, people celebrate holidays and special occasions by creating and flying colorful kites! Now you can join in the fun and learn how to build this traditional kite. Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to make a Bermuda kite. For this project you will nee ...more

How To : Cheat on a test with an invisible piece of tape

If high school students spent as much time on studying as they tend to spend on looking for new ways to cheat, everyone in America would have straight A's. But, cheating is so much more fun than studying, isn't it? In this tutorial, learn how to make a foolproof cheat sheet u ...more

How To : Make your own origami magic ball

Tutorial of how to quickly make and Origami Magic Ball! Get a piece of 20x40cm paper. Fold along side in 32 equal parts, by repeatedly folding the paper in half - using genderless folds. Fold the short side in 8 equal parts- using valley folds. Turn the sheet over and start di ...more

How To : Make a powerful sparkler rocket

Grab some paper, some duct tape, a 1/4-inch wooden dowel rod about three feet long, a highlighter, Elmer's white glue, wire cutters, five to six packs of sparklers, a drill, and plaster, and you'll have one hell of a cool sparkler rocket. This fireworks video tutorial will sh ...more

How To : Make 2x1x1 Rubik's Cube from Legos

Want to make a Rubik's Cube just like Erno Rubik? Of course you do, but before you start making all of the intrinsic mechanisms of the classic Cube, maybe you should start out a little simpler. This video tutorial will teach you how to make 2x1x1 Rubik's Cube from Legos. Just ...more

How To : Make a Chanukah Star of David decal

Get ready to decorate your windows this Chanukah with th cool Star of David Stained Glass window decal shown in this how-to video! You will need plastic wrap, silver puff paint, scissors, glue, red, green blue and purple food coloring, white paper, a black marker, tape, gold c ...more

How To : Make a paper blowgun with a 50 foot range

Training to be a deadly assassin? Why not practice on something a little less dangerous, and make a homemade paper blowgun to begin with? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to make a sturdy paper blowgun that shoots steel-top darts, and can shoot up to fifty feet. To m ...more

How To : Make a Cricut sunflower card

In order to make a Cricut Sunflower card, you will need the following: card stock, Walk in My Garden Cartridge, ribbon, decorative paper, chalk, scissors, 2-sided tape, an ink stamp pad, adhesive, and pop dots. On page 100, in the Walk in My Garden Cartridge, you'll find the ...more

How To : Make a Japanese Rokkaku kite with your kids

This instructional how to video will show you how to build a traditional Japanese bowed kite that's simple to make and has great soaring ability. Just watch and learn to make a battle kite. For this project you will need: rip-stop nylon, wooden dowels, cloth tape, double stick ...more

How To : Wrap a gift the easy way

In this tutorial, we learn how to wrap a gift the easy way. To begin, lay the wrapping paper down on a flat surface. Next, lay your gift down upside down on the middle of the paper. Next, fold the paper over half the gift, then tape it. After this, measure the other side to me ...more

How To : Make an oversized book bag

Forget about spending too much money at a retail store for a new bookbag when you can make your own! Go back to school in style - your own personalized style - by making your very own purse to carry your books in. Use fabrics & accessories to customize your book bag to fit you ...more

How To : Make a talking robot mask using an iPhone

This video describes how to make a talking robot mask using iPhone. For that you need Reading scale, Cutter scissor, Box to fix into head, Cutter Knife, Screw Driver, Glue, Cello tape, Aluminum Foil, Pen, 2 Bottle caps, used paper and an iPhone with mouth analysis software. Fi ...more

How To : Fix a leaking radiator valve

Like taps, radiators can develop leaks. Fortunately, these are usually really easy to fix. If you are not sure how to fix a leaking radiator valve, watch this video tutorial to learn how. Step 1: Before you start - get a spanner, some paper tissue, and some PTFE tape. Step 2 ...more

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