A 1-pound box of standard 1.25-inch-long drywall screws contains approximately 300 pieces. However, the larger the screw length or diameter, the fewer screws per pound. More »

Each sheet of drywall typically requires 32 screws to secure it properly and ensure that the installation complies with local building codes. For a 4-by-8-foot sheet, this equates to four rows of eight screws, if the joi... More »

Fixing a loose banister involves disassembling the bull nose piece and the particular banister, drilling new holes for the draw bolts and reassembling the pieces back together with glue and new screws. The particular met... More »

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To build a wooden step stool, cut a sheet of 3/4-inch plywood into nine pieces of different dimensions for the back, sides and steps of the stool, and join them using 1 1/2-inch wood screws. Caulk the gaps, sand the roug... More »

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To build a box, cut a 1-by-6-by-4-inch board into two 5 1/2-inch pieces and two 4-inch pieces, and construct a box with the same size pieces parallel to one another. Glue and nail the sides of the box together. More »

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To build a garden box, choose the desired size and height, assemble wood pieces with screws or nails, drill holes in the bottom of your box, and fill it with soil. Plant your vegetables or flowers. More »

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To hang Sheetrock, measure, cut and install the drywall for the ceiling, then do the same for the walls. To finish the Sheetrock, apply tape and plaster along the seams. More »

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