Wall Art and Wall Decor
great method…will use this!
Check out my "UNIQUE USE FOR RECIPROCATING SAW" video it might help+++Bob
yeah looks like it might work better than my handfull of spackle method haha nice video!
Glad to be of service!+++Bob
You are very welcome!+++Bob
Then get out the tape and put 4 pieces on all overlapping mind you and rub them all together as smooth as possible and the continue.Not a whole lot simpler on the finishing end+++Bob
I will send my kids to play at your mom and dads house next time LOL +++Bob
Always good to stay on DADS good side+++Bob
Hi. Thanks for your video. It's awesome.
Can you explain what you and the other fellow said about tracing and squaring the patch, please? I don't understand.
I believe what he is saying is simply make your patch first ,a little larger than your hole, then trace patch over hole and cut.This way it eliminates having to cut an exact patch to fit hole+++Bob
Only when its wet once dry its integrity is fine!+++BOB
This was the first video I made.I hope you have seen some improvement in video and audio since. This video has a pretty good search results and alot of people can find it. If I remake it it would be two years or more before as many people can find it like they can today.+++Bob
Yes,control your temper, DEFINITLY!+++Bob p,s. There are studs in that wall that could cause a trip to the hospital,far more expensive than a drywall patch.
As long as the sheet is still solidly anchored it can be patched. Sorry to hear about your bad luck.+++Bob
For larger holes,I posted a video response to this video directly below this one check it out+++Bob
You are welcome+++Bob
Great vid, just what I needed.
Glad to hear it! Any questions don't hesitate to ask +++Bob
thanks for the video! It will help me alot in my home improvement.
They go to the neighbors house to do reckless things +++Bob
WoW, didn't even think about leaving paper on one side. Expert Village watch out!
If you spot me making a serious mess-up do not hesitate to let me know! I am trying to make these as useful as possible. Thanks+++Bob
this method seems so easy! is this as strong as using fiberglass tape method? cant wait for a hole in sheetrock so i can try this!
in colorado we call this california patch
why? i don't know..
3:36 scared the shit out of me xD
i have a hole in wall(dont know if its even a dry wall).
after i final sand and paint, how would i put a texture onto the wall?
the surrounding wall have a texture.
If you have a textured wall don't paint untill after texturing! And only if surrounding wall is painted. That being said there are many different types of textures and techniques to achieve them. You need to be much more specific with description before I can begin to advise.+++Bob
Are you O.K? Sorry about that,was new to editing program,at the time, this was the first video I ever made much less edited. Hopefully I have improved a bit since then!+++Bob
I have a few holes in my walls but I'm not sure if it's dry wall. One is on a corner and is now showing metal. The other is under a window, but looks like wood behind it. Any ideas? do you have an email I could send pictures to for further advice?
If I'm painting over wallpaper and there is a rip in the wallpaper how would i patch over the rip easily?
They sell a spray for that. I bought one at Home Depot. Use it, wait 2-3 minutes before it dries then use the putty knife to smear it in patterns.
I punched a hole in the drywall and the piece that I punched in remains inside the wall. It is still however fairly intact, do I discard this piece or will it be useful as a "scrap" piece of drywood? And if so, is there a need for a patch at all?
i have a big problem, i decided to punch the wall next to a stud D: what can i do :o?
This is better than the Barrystick!
that was a brilliant idea. thanks for sharing.
Thank you so much for the idea! I just moved into a new house where the previous owner had "repaired" a couple of holes from what looked like a towel rod being ripped out of the wall by smearing copious amounts of spackle in the holes. With your help, my repair will look much better. Thanks!
Thanks for a well-designed video.
The hole that I have in my wall is 15x bigger than that hole. Where do I get peice of drywall that big to fix my wall? If I were to follow these directions from this video, wouldn't it look obvious that the whole was there because I have little bumps on my wall rather than a smoothe surface
Excellent way to patch holes ! I have used this method hundred's of times.
A building supply store should have large sheets of drywall. If you have a textured wall, I would suggest you do a search for "how to do a knockdown patch"
thank you very much
like the idea but this way is to much time, if you go to home depot get 5 mins, smooth set and a roll of fiber glass mesh tape and in 45 mins. you are ready, you just have to do similar steps, (exept. the drywall and the 24 hrs time) ha ha ha
I understand what you are saying ,however drywall compound shrinks and the joint between the patch and the wall may loosen during drying process+++Bob Shrinking behind paper surface would actually pull paper tighter to surface.
After many years in the construction industry , I have never seen this way of repair.
It saves srcews and timber or metal being used as a grounding.
The old Hot patch! nice< but for a hole that size I would have just used a piece of tape (w/ quickset) this is a great way to patch a hole 1 or 2 foot wide,also to get a smoother finish use a 10 inch knife.
How large of a hole can this method repair?
LOL @ subtitles, helpful video however.
I accidently made a hole in my wall and I want to fix it. But I dont have these materials
is it better to do this or use those mesh patches and then put compound over that?
Excellent video – would never have thought of leaving the paper on! genius!
Has anyone noticed the hilarious subtitles for this video???
awesome tip thanks
Are you using some speach-to-text software? It's the best part of the video! Or did you outsource to transcription to engrish?
Gently place your passion in the hall.
this is probably the best technique ive seen. you might want to fix the captions though.
I wasnt really sure on what to do or how to do it,,,,but after reading those subtitles,,,I know excatly what to do! Thanks!
nice vid,seen this before but it remind me that for small holes no need to buy those 8" square mesh patches ,this is better alternative…but what would be the biggest hole you can patch with this technique?
Excellent Video – I would have never thought of leaving the paper on the front of the wallpaper patch to secure it. Makes alot of sense! Going to view your other videos.
I learned this technique about 40 years ago. It was referred to as a California Hot Patch.
@VinnieSutra I have been hearing that alot!+++Bob
@andersmillerjord haha lol same happend to me.
its a blow-out patch
shit I got a 3X3 size hole in the wall. Would that technique work for that?
3 inchx3inch yes, 3footx3foot no +++Bob
i got pissed and punched a hole in the wall, how much would all of this cost
This vid is really useful, especially since I put like 5 holes like the one in the vid in the walls of my house.
@HANAMICHYTensai10 I looked that guy up and NO!!!!! I do not look or sound like him! At least I hope not+++Bob
Nice California patch
I have little holes (more like dents)that Don't go to deep ( like an 8th of an inch) made by plastic bbs, can I just sand the m and the area and fill with drywall Compound?
@trainz222 Yes +++Bob
i feel so damn stupid after watching this video..how easy was this
How much would this all be and where can I find the materials??
I got pissed and kicked a hole in my wall >.> . . .
Cool workshop! Short but informative… save time hiring a contractor for small job.
Hey Bob, We call that the Tic-Tac-Toe Method down here in Texas.
Just make sure the inner Square is slightly smaller than your Hole.
As your cutting just think Tic- Tac-Toe.
Great Video My Friend !
@TomSawyerPainting Love it! Easy to remember! +++Bob
@eyekandy7 Yes, in fact i'm doing it right now! It just takes a larger knife and a little more time.
lol…it has to be a neighbor kid…thanx again
Wouldn't work on large size hole drywall mud has enough strength for small patches but for a hole 1' or greater it's best to support back of patch
But you can use same technique
@TomSawyerPainting haha, Tic-Tac-Toe; nice.
Intro and end are super loud, but the content was great info. I'd have never thought to make a patch that way, using the paper. I just slapped copius mud in my hole.
hey bob if i dont have any of those tools or materials, how much would it cost to get all of that?
Thank you Bob! very informative!
As you can tell from my question, I know nothing about drywall but at one point you say use "mud" and another you say smear "drywall compound," is there a difference in the two?
No difference somewhat interchangeable terms+++Bob
Thanks a lot!
Thanks for the informative drywall video
You may have had a need to learn something?+++Bob
Hey Bob 🙂
Thanks for this video 🙂
I accidently distroyed my wall in my apart ment today, and I'm working as electrician so it was very easy to get a good big piece of dry wall 🙂 and ofcourse, when I need to learn something about something I dont know much about, then your videos is great 🙂
You are always welcome if you are in Denmark 🙂 then I think I owe you a Tuborg 🙂
If a Tuborg is a cold beer I will check the airlines for a flight! Lol +++Bob
Ice cold! 🙂
Tom , I;m from Dallas and we call it a butterfly patch lol
Thanks for this video. It's helped me a lot.
Do you have a video to repair the ceiling using the same method? I removed 2 walls and I need to close the wall space in the ceiling.
bob…… i fucking love you bro!!!! 🙂
Scared the shit out of me
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