What are the Most Essential Tools for DIY Drywall Work?
By Lee Wallender, About.com Guide
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One of the Most Essential Drywall Tools...the Utility Knife!
Stanley Utility Knife
© Stanley Tools; Courtesy Stanley
If you already own a utility knife, it should work for your drywall project. The only type of utility knife that would not be suitable is the type that has the snap-off blades. You want to make sure that your utility knife has interchangeable blades that set into a screw-down handle for greater stability.