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The 2 past variants of the booklet identified through remodeling shops as "Big Red" offered approximately 600,000 copies. This re-creation incorporates a better portrait structure for greater visible readability, and encompasses a new web page format variety. yet all of the positive aspects that made the unique America's best-selling "bible" of domestic fix are nonetheless current here—thousands of colour photos and specified step by step instructions. The 3rd version additionally comprises greater than 30 tasks now not present in the unique version, in addition to greater than three hundred new pictures.

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Using wallboard the same thickness as the existing panel, cut the patch piece about 1⁄4" shorter than the opening. Position the patch against the framing so there is a 1⁄8" joint around the perimeter, and fasten in place with wallboard screws every 12". Finish the butt joints with paper tape and three coats of compound. ■ How to Repair Metal Corner Bead 1 2 Secure the bead above and below the damaged area with 11⁄4" wallboard screws. To remove the damaged section, cut through the spine and then the flanges, using a hacksaw held parallel to the floor.

It is currently the most popular etching choice. Muriatic acid (hydrochloric acid) is an extremely dangerous acid that quickly reacts and creates very strong fumes. This is an etching solution of last resort. It should only be used by professionals or by the most serious DIYers. Never add water to acid—only add acid to water. Acids of any kind are dangerous. Use caution when working with acid etches; it is critical that there be adequate ventilation and that you wear protective clothing, including: safety goggles, rubber gloves, rubber boots, long pants and a long-sleeve shirt.

Position the patch against the framing so there is a 1⁄8" joint around the perimeter, and fasten in place with wallboard screws every 12". Finish the butt joints with paper tape and three coats of compound. ■ How to Repair Metal Corner Bead 1 2 Secure the bead above and below the damaged area with 11⁄4" wallboard screws. To remove the damaged section, cut through the spine and then the flanges, using a hacksaw held parallel to the floor. Remove the damaged section, and scrape away any loose wallboard and compound.

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