Download the guide now and find everything you need to know about jointing and finishing plasterboard!

USG Boral manufactures and supplies a full range of joint compounds for all purposes. Download the PDF guide below to master different methods to transform your plaster board joints, angles, and fastener heads into one seamless surface.

This guide contains a wide range of information, such as:

  • What are the different ‘levels of finish’ for plasterboard linings prior to decoration.
  • How to identify the required level of finish for your project.
  • What are the different types of jointing compounds and how to use them.
  • What are the different types of application tools and accessories for jointing and finishing plasterboard systems.
  • How to joint and finish recessed or tapered edge joints.
  • How to joint and finish butt or square edge joints.
  • How to joint and finish internal and external corners or angles.
  • How to use a Banjo Box (Mud Machine).


Here’s a preview of what you’ll learn:

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. Jointing and Finishing Internal Corners or Angles

Step 1 : Apply base compound to both sides of internal corner using a 75mm broadknife.

Step 2 : Measure and cut reinforcing tape, fold along centreline and bed into corner, using broadknife.

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. Jointing and Finishing External Corners or Angles

Step 1 : Cut metal angle to length and fix to sides of corner at 300mm centres.

Step 2 : Apply first coat to both corner faces.

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