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What’s so “magic” about Trim-Tex Magic Corner?

What's so "magic" about Trim-Tex Magic Corner?

Trim-Tex Magic Corner is a favourite here at Wallboard Tools. In fact it was one of the first Trim-Tex products that we started selling back in 1994. Magic Corner combines 25mm PVC Mud Legs with a flexible centre. This composition results in the bead being able to

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11 ways to finish a corner with Trim-Tex…

11 ways to finish a corner with Trim-Tex...

Looking for ways to spice up a room, a bulkhead or a feature? Start at the corner. Wallboard Tools has recently added three new corner beads to our range.  Two new trims to create designer corners: 10mm Step A Bull and Niche Bead.  Plus super impact resistant

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Better crimping with the Wallboard Tools 11-25 crimper

Better crimping with the Wallboard Tools 11-25 crimper

Stud Crimpers are a fast, cost effective solution when securing metal stud and track.  A tooth attached to the head of the crimper punches through both the stud and track folding the punched portion over, “crimping” both pieces of steel together. We recently introduced a new crimper,

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NO-COAT lands at Wallboard Tools

NO-COAT lands at Wallboard Tools

The NO-COAT Structural Laminate design represents a revolutionary plasterboard corner system that provides superior strength and durability, installs faster and delivers bottom line savings in labour and mud. The NO-COAT corners incorporate a tapered structural laminate that consists of three key components: Tapered co-polymer core that’s capable of withstanding

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Extra Tough Tele-Prop

Extra Tough Tele-Prop

Wallboard Tools has just re-launched the Tele-Prop – sheet prop (15-290) with several great design improvements. The modifications are aimed at improving the overall stability while reducing the amount of deflection over it’s length when fully loaded. The hand triggered extension rod also retains a more rigid

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LED’ing the way…

LED'ing the way...

Plasterboard doesn’t have to be boring. That idea has led Trim-Tex to design trims and beads that transform the interior of homes, offices and other projects into features. This drive to make “plain old plasterboard” into something exciting has cemented Trim-Tex’s position at the cutting edge of

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Work Smart a hit in Sydney and Melbourne

Work Smart a hit in Sydney and Melbourne

Wallboard’s recent Tapepro and Trim-Tex “Work Smart” workshops held at Lidcome Tafe Sydney and Holmesglen Tafe in Melbourne were a great success. All the participants whether tradespeople or store staff gained plenty of knowledge from the presenters Tom Gill and Bill Coughlan but more importantly from the

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“Framed” by Trim-Tex…

"Framed" by Trim-Tex...

Plasterboard features don’t have to be complicated works of art that belong in the Louvre. Some of the most eye catching feature work has a simplistic beauty. Eternal Plastering recently completed a home on Queensland’s, Gold Coast.  It’s a standout example of how simple plasterboard layers can

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A new stance on stilts

A new stance on stilts

Plasterers stilts have been a bit of a “grey area” within the industry since their introduction 30-years or so ago. Many states took a hard line against the use of stilts enforcing steep fines if contractors were caught using them on site.  The last 5 years has

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Booster Automatic Flat Boxes – new from Tapepro

Booster Automatic Flat Boxes - new from Tapepro

The range of Booster Automatic Boxes from Tapepro – are Flat Boxes with a difference. They feature a spring loaded pressure plate that helps force joint compound out of the box. This reduces the effort required and is particularly handy for out of position or difficult to

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