This video illustrate us how to tape and butt joint on drywall.Here are the following steps:
Step 1: First of all take a wet tapering knife,tape,mud and cement to coat.
Step 2: Now fill the joint area with mud and using the wet tapering knife level it.
Step 3: Apply tape on it and again using the knife level it ,the extra mud comes out from the side of the tape.
step 4: Let the mud dry out for at least three to four hours and then after that look for any bumps or imperfections , if found then with the help of knife taper them.
Step 5:Apply another coat of mud and let it dry.
Step 6: Now apply coat on the side of the tape joint and let it dry.
Step 7:Apply coat on the tape so that it overlaps the previous coats.
Step 8: Repeat the above steps twice to achieve a smooth surface.