Butt joint in drywall

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Old 09-28-05, 07:25 AM
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Butt joint in drywall

What is the best way to get a smooth even joint when butting 2 pieces of drywall together ?
 
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Old 09-28-05, 09:48 AM
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Keep the mud thickness as thin as possible and the joint width as wide as possible. Minimum joit width 12" with average being 16" - 24". Butt joints are never 'perfect' but all you need to do is fool the naked [or atleast untrained] eye.
 
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