top 10 plastering tools

The Top 10 Plastering Tools You’ll Need To Get The Job Done


When it comes to a specialist trade skill like plastering, it’s no secret that having the right tools can make a world of difference. Not only do the best plastering tools save time on the job, they also deliver a better end result and can give your project that extra touch of quality. From trowels and snips to drills and saws, we’re going to run through what the team here at Gypsumtools believe to be the top 10 must-have plastering tools for any industry professional: 1. Finishing Tro...

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Full Circle Air Radius 360 Dust-free Sanding System

Full Circle Air Radius 360 Dust-free Sanding System


If you’re looking for a new set of tools that perform brilliantly when it comes to dust-free sanding, then read on because we think you’re going to like this post! We are of course talking about the Full Circle Radius 360 Air Sanding System - the tool that has revolutionised the way thousands...

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Columbia Taping Tools – Innovative And Reliable Drywall Tools For Plastering Professionals


If you’re considering investing in some new high quality drywall equipment, Columbia Taping Tools should be one of the first brands you turn to. Every product made by the team at Columbia is built to the highest possible standard - no exceptions. They guarantee this quality on all their products ...

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Plaster Or Plasterboard – Which Is Better?


When it comes to home improvements, there are always plenty of decisions to be made. Hard floor or carpet? Fibreglass or foam insulation? Paint or wallpaper? The list goes on. Relining a wall brings about just one more choice - wet plaster or plasterboard? We’ve decided to take a look at this age...

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OX Tools & Where To Buy Them


OX Tools is recognised in the construction industry as a manufacturer of tried and tested tools that are not only dependable, but affordable too. Want to know more about their range and the benefits they can bring to you on the job? Read on! About The OX Tools Brand Celebrating an amazing 40 yea...

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Best practices for Sanding Drywall with a Power Sander


Drywall is an extremely popular construction material for finishing interior walls. It’s durable, cost-effective, easily installed and repaired, so there’s little wonder why it’s the first choice for both DIYers and contractors. However, sanding can be slow and tedious work unlike the heav...

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The Makita Tools Range & Where You Can Get Them


Makita is one of the biggest manufacturers of power tools in the world. Now with over 100 years of experience, Makita products are globally renowned for their performance and quality. It’s little wonder then, that Makita tools are incredibly popular with plasterers, dryliners and handymen alike...

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The Milwaukee Tools Range & Where to Buy Them


Milwaukee is a huge brand and well renowned in the drylining and plastering industries. If you’re wondering what products they make and where you can buy them from then wonder no more, as you’ve come to the right place. About Milwaukee Tools The Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation is a brand w...

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How to Use Joint Compound


Joint Compound (AKA mud or drywall taping mud) is a tool that every dryliner should be able to use. In this article we explain exactly what jointing compound is and how to use it like a pro! What is a Jointing Compound & What is Jointing Compound Used For? Put simply, Jointing Compound is a wh...

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How to Install Gypwall Partition & Crimping vs Screwing


In this article we explain how to easily do metal stud framing and create wall partitions as well as discussing the benefits between using screws vs. metal stud crimpers. How to install Gypwall partition Gypframe studs are designed to interlock with each other so they can be extended. You shou...

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Mixing Plaster


If you’re wondering how to mix plaster by hand, how to mix plaster for wall repair or how to make plaster for walls, then you’ve come to the right place! With the correct information and technique, mixing plaster can be simple but mixing it to the correct consistency is hugely important for gett...

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The Best Drywall Knife for Cutting Drywall


When it comes to cutting drywall, there are a number of different knives you can use to get the job done each with their own pros and cons. In this article we take a look at each of those options and determine how best to efficiently and quickly cut drywall. There are other tools that you can use...

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