Questions about: mudding

Paper tape is a type of weak adhesive tape that is used in painting, color coding, mounting and packaging. It is very easy to tear and can be removed without damaging the surface to which it is attached. There are several types of paper tapes, to inc
Sand them flat (or even slightly dished). Apply joint tape to any cracks (my personal preference is mesh, though you'll find lots of opinions). Apply all purpose joint compound in numerous thin coats
From a diy'er who has made a mess of a lot of walls by trial and error, here is a hint. A cream consistency of 'mud' works for pros who mix and move the stuff fast with a lot of experience and a deft swirl of the wrist. For the rest of is it needs to