• Talking Tapepro with Newcoast Plastering's Mat Simmington
    Talking Tapepro with Newcoast Plastering’s Mat Simmington
    Returning to his plastering trade after 10 years and needing to re-stock his tool case with automatic taping tools, Mat from Newcoast Plastering in Newcastle told us “the choice was easy and seemed smart to choose Tapepro”. He used recommendations from many other plasterers, the fact that...
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  • Tapepro "Always Evolving"
    Tapepro “Always Evolving”
    In 1974 Premier Drywall Tools was based in California USA, founded by Robert Ames, Stan Ames and Carl Raff. They started manufacturing automatic taping tools that became known in the industry as “Blue Tools”. After having worked with the Ames brothers for many years, Grahame Orchard the...
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  • Trim-Tex Training Centre Visit
    Trim-Tex Training Centre Visit
    Recently our Account Managers Andrew & Jason travelled over to Lincolnwood, Chicago to the Trim-Tex Training Centre. They were given a warm welcome and a tour of the training centre, as well as the surrounding area for the week by the friendly Trim-Tex Staff. This experience has...
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  • Trim-Tex Angle Master from Wallboard Tools
    Feedback on Trim-Tex Angle Master
    Trim-Tex Angle Master is a PVC Corner Tape specifically designed for creating off-angles and finishing long runs without joins. Angle Master is hinged in the middle enabling it to create any angle imaginable while producing clean, straight lines. It’s supplied on a 30.5m roll and is 82mm...
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  • Wallboard Tools new look access panels
    A new look for Wallboard Tools Access Panels
    If you’ve recently ordered a Wallboard Tools Access Panel – you may have noticed a few things have changed. Don’t worry though – the quality and specifications of the panels have remained at the same, high standard. Wallboard’s Access Panels are transitioning to fresh packaging that really...
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  • Wallboard Tools: Proudly supporting the Endeavour Foundation
    Proudly supporting the Endeavour Foundation
    Wallboard Tools is a proud supporter of the Endeavour Foundation. The Endeavour Foundation is an independent organisation founded in 1951; driven to assist people with disabilities, to live a more fulfilling life and turn their possibilities into reality. Today the Endeavour Foundation is a community based organisation with...
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  • Flat Tear Away L Bead from Trim-Tex - a Stopping Bead with a difference
    Getting legless with Trim-Tex Flat Tear Away Bead
    Trim-Tex Flat Tear Away™ Bead is not your average stopping bead. Unlike regular L Beads, Trim-Tex Flat Tear Away™ Bead has no return leg – making it the perfect solution for areas where a return cannot be slipped behind the plasterboard. Flat Tear Away™ Bead creates a finished...
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  • Super Mesh premium hook and loop backed abrasives from Wallboard Tools
    Sand stronger for longer with Wallboard Super Mesh
    Super Mesh is a high performance, 225mm in diameter hook and loop backed abrasive product. Since it’s release in 2008 Super Mesh has grown in popularity becoming a Wallboard Tools favourite. Why has Super Mesh become so popular?   Super Mesh is packed full of advancements that allow...
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  • The new Barracuda Cutting Knife
    The new Barracuda Cutting Knife
    The Barracuda Cutting Knife has landed at Wallboard Tools. Wallboard’s fixed blade Barracuda knife is tough and lightweight. The shape of the knife has been specially crafted to reduce fatigue and fit comfortably in the hand. The knife features an “overlap nose” design that keeps the blade...
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  • FTA not JUST for Flat Tear Away Bead
    FTA not JUST for Flat Tear Away Bead
    The FTA Mud Head from Tapepro was released a little over 4 years ago. It was designed to snap onto the Compound Applicator Tube and apply a single line of compound for the application of Mud Set Flat Tear Away Bead. But if that’s all you think...
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  • The Tapepro 600mm Compound Applicator Tube (CA-T24)
    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 for 40 years
    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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  • The modern, new Wallboard Tools website is here!
    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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  • Updated Tapepro Mud Box Pro
    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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  • Trim-Tex Super and Giant L Bead
    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 Closure Times 2015
    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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  • Power Sanding with Wallboard Tools
    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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  • Shorty Handle Video Testomonial
    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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