Pictures and Recap of Drywall 101 Class


On Saturday, March 14, 2020, Sharpe Interior Systems, Inc. held the first of many “101 Classes” scheduled for the year. The “Drywall 101 / Top Out Class” was held at the Sharpe corporate office and classes were open to all Apprentices Stage 1 through 5. The event included a classroom-style setting with a full-scale mock-up that provided real-time hands on experience. The class also consisted of various educational topics including a complete review of the Sharpe Interior Systems, Inc. Drywall 101 specification sheet.  A hosted breakfast, and “cash for gas”  was provided to those who attended.



Educational Topics included:

  • Perry set-up and maintenance

  • Board cart safety, maintenance and loading

  • Power actuated tools; cleaning, safety and storage

  • Material identification; (screw identification, gauges of studs and types, basic cutting, and material handling)

  • Drywall screwing techniques and hanging methods

  • Production tips, proactive thinking, production tracking methods

  • Topping Out production tips


Thank you to all who attended. We look forward to seeing you at our other upcoming events!

  • Union Certification Class

  • Blueprint 101

  • Finishers 101

  • Framing 101


Thank you to our corporate staff for organizing the event, and a special thank you to Kristen DeLoera for making sure everything went smoothly.