This past weekend at the North Bennet Street School I taught a new 2 day workshop that I designed on framing, drywall, mud and texture work. It was an opportunity for students to learn the techniques necessary to properly install or repair drywall around their homes, improve their finishing and texture skills and ask questions.
It was a lot of material to cover in 2 days, but the class was enthusiastic and put in the hard work necessary to get through all the major exercises. Below is a highlight reel from the class:
Once each student finished his/her frame they were assembled into wall sections.
Each student had their own workspace to practice in.
Cutting, hanging, coursing, cleaning up edges etc.
Hands on demonstrations of technique
Working around obstructions like outlet boxes, taping, and initial coat of mud.
Sanding the initial coat of mud and applying subsequent coats.
Patching, repairs and applying various finishing and texture techniques.
It was an informative and enjoyable experience and I look forward to teaching similar workshops in the future. If you have requests for other workshop topics you’d like to see covered, please let me know.