How to do crows feet wall texturing?

I took some wood paneling off of my walls, and I need to create crows feet wall texture in its place to match the rest of my walls. How should I go about doing this? Are there any good resources that can help me? I know that there are slap brushes and crows feet brushes available. What consistency should the drywall mud be? Is the technique easy to do? Any drywall experts out there willing to share your techniques? Thanks.

Asked By: TruthMan - 2/25/2007
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Back in the 70s and 80s this texture was popular and I did several jobs. You'll need a large wash tub to mix your joint compound in. Joint compound is usually cheaper when purchased in 4 gallon box containers. A paint store could probably advise you on how many square feet of wall area 4 gallons will cover. Put the... More
Answered By: Turnhog - 2/25/2007
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different brush configurations @ the paint store water down some s/r mud a little thinner than pudding, dip, stomp, as it is jut about dry, drag it with a wide scraper to make it flat ( so it can be rolled, yet still seen - no stalagtites... mites?? )
Answered By: Bonno - 2/25/2007
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