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Can you use regular joint compound for a skim coat ?

Can you use regular joint compound for a skim coat ?

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Old 09-12-16, 08:15 PM
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Can you use regular joint compound for a skim coat ?

Can you use regular joint compound for a skim coat or do you need a special mix of some sort ?
 
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That's the best kind... thinned slightly with water so that its smooth...
 
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Most any j/c will work but the regular ready mixed j/c is more user friendly. Thinning the j/c slightly makes it spread easier!
 
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