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Drywall and Plaster Repair Workshop with Myron Ferguson

This is a demonstration and hands-on class involving a variety of drywall, plaster repairs and finishing techniques in order to create that perfect base (canvas) before any final finish is applied.

Learn about various paper and mesh tapes as well as how to embed them. You will learn about fill and finish coats and drywall preparation for priming, paint and decorative wall treatments.

Hands-on activities involve properly mixing different compounds; learning to tape a seam, an inside and outside corner as well as apply the fill and finish coats. Learn how to do wide variety of repairs from hairline cracks to a 10-inch hole, all in a single day!

You will practice different methods of skim coating a wall with the goal to minimize sanding and still create a perfectly flat surface.

This is an invaluable course for any painter and decorative finisher whether they are a professional or an amateur.

Class Information:


May 2, 2009 Saturday - 9am to 1pm (4 hours) DW-0502-09

Price: $175

Instructor: Myron Ferguson  
- materials included in class price

Myron is a forth generation NYS Building Contractor, with 25 years as a drywall contractor. He is member of the National Association of Homebuilders. Author of the best selling book, Drywall; Professional Techniques for Great Results, (revised 2007), as well as a 1 hour companion video, Taunton Press. Book has sold over 320,000 copies. Currently working on a series of DVD’s on working with drywall. When he is not getting his hands dirty in his drywall contracting company he travels the country teaching drywall and related topics at trade shows, lumberyards, tech schools and for construction companies. Regular contributor to Fine Homebuilding, Journal of Light Construction, and Walls and Ceilings magazine. Forum moderator at