Step 1: Materials and Tools:
-Drywall piece large enough to fill the hole (make sure that the drywall piece is the same thickness as the drywall that you are patching)
-Lumber or pieces of Scrap Plywood for supports (large enough to give adequate support)
-Mesh Fiberglass Drywall Tape
-Drywall Compound Knife
-Fine Grit Sand Paper or Drywall Sanding Screen
-Drill (electric or battery powered) with Philips Head Bit
a. Measure and sketch a circle that is to be cut out so that the hole is surrounded completely by the sketch that is to be cut out.