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Small yet mighty – the 600mm Compound Applicator Tube

Small yet mighty - the 600mm Compound Applicator Tube

The Tapepro Compound Applicator Tube is arguably the most versatile taping tool of all time. There are 10 different mud heads and nozzles available for the Compound Applicator that allow it to complete a range of tasks from applying compound to internal corners to laying ribbons of

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Wallboard Tools – leading the way since 1976

Wallboard Tools - leading the way since 1976

Wallboard Tools is celebrating our 40th year in business during 2016 and what a long way we’ve come. Business founders Grahame and Helen Orchard were operating out of a small showroom in Sydney when our first sale was recorded. Wallboard’s first order was for 430 Hyde Corner Tools

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We have lift off! Welcome to the new Wallboard Tools website.

We have lift off! Welcome to the new Wallboard Tools website.

If you’ve visited the Wallboard Tools website in the last few weeks – you may have noticed it’s been a bit of a construction site. We’re very happy to announce that our website redesign is complete. The new, modern look is just the start – the site

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Hyde: making top tools for 140 years

Hyde: making top tools for 140 years

Hyde Tools has been making great tools for over 140 years Hyde was established in Southbridge, Massachusetts as the Hyde Manufacturing Company back in 1875. Hyde Tools has grown from its early start as a cutlery manufacturer into the leading provider of hand tools for jobs of

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The Mud Box Pro makeover!

The Mud Box Pro makeover!

  The people at Tapepro Tools have been busy over the past year innovating across the range with their latest offering being the upgraded Mud Box Pro taping tool.     If you weren’t aware the Tapepro Mud Box Pro simultaneously applies paper tape and the correct

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The key to installing Trim-Tex L Beads

The key to installing Trim-Tex L Beads

Trim-Tex Super, Giant and Oversized L Beads are by far the best solution for finishing window and door returns. They are lightweight but robust and made from impact resistant PVC that won’t corrode in exposed areas. When installing these beads it’s important to follow a few key

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Christmas greetings and holiday shutdown period

Christmas greetings and holiday shutdown period

With 2015 at it’s close, the staff at Wallboard Tools would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. What a year 2015 has been! • 15 new products have joined our range including the industry first SuperLite Flat Box

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New arrivals – Sanding Pad 5 Packs

New arrivals - Sanding Pad 5 Packs

Wallboard has your Power Sanding options covered. Back in 2008 when Super Pads were supplied in 25 packs Wallboard Tools developed and released the first convenient Super Pad 5 packs for those plasterers who don’t sand large scale on a regular basis. Since introducing these hang packs

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Good things come in SHORT packages

Good things come in SHORT packages

The Shorty Handle from Tapepro has been available for a little over three weeks – and it’s already creating a buzz! Tapepro has broken the mould of the “traditional” Flat Box Handle with the Shorty. It’s overall length is only 250mm making it the perfect solution for

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A Grand Celebration with AWCI Qld

A Grand Celebration with AWCI Qld

Wallboard Tools was excited to be part of the AWCI Queensland “Excellence in Plastering Awards” night on Saturday the 8th of August 2015.  The venue was Brisbane City Hall which wowed guests with the spectacular dome and intricate restoration work. The 2015 finalists showcased excellent craftsmanship and

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