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fishtale 12-27-2009 11:42 AM

texture?
 
can i use the joint compound and do a final skim coat over the newly taped drywall to get it nice and even??
thanks for any advice,
jim

Bob Mariani 12-27-2009 01:00 PM

yes. A level 5 finish is when you use the compound for a final skim coat to float out an even smooth wall.

bjbatlanta 12-28-2009 05:29 PM

If you have a large area to do, thin the mud in a 5 gal. bucket, have one person roll it on and another wipe it back off with a broad knife. Lightly sand the entire surface, prime and paint....


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