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Drywall Repair Basics

  • the Green Project 2831 Marais St. New Orleans United States (map)
Photo by Eldon Lindsay

Photo by Eldon Lindsay

Learn the basics of repairing drywall like how to fix common problems and why they happen. 

We will start this workshop in the classroom, covering topics like the anatomy of a wall, drywall hanging, different types drywall and their uses, estimating materials for projects, cutting outlet holes, texturing, and the overall steps and processes. 

Then, we’ll get hands on and go over patching your drywall. Topics include cutting sheetrock, taping and mudding, and finishing techniques, including how to achieve a professional quality skim coat. We’ll practice patching holes, working with the drywall knives, pans, and joint compound to get everyone comfortable with the tools.  

This workshop is great for homeowners and renters alike! 

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General Admission: $20

Member Price: $15
Must hold a valid TGP Membership. Please email info@thegreenproject.org for the discount code.

Scholarship: $10
Limited number of slots available for those needing assistance; select “Scholarship” below and skip billing fields at checkout.

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