How to Tape Drywall - Save yourself $100s by taping your own walls. We’ll show you how. This article shows you everything you need to get perfectly smooth walls, without having to worry about nail pops, cracks and bad joints later. We take a beginner DIY approach, so even if you've never used drywall tools before, you can get good results on your walls. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine.