Plaster Stud Wall

This plaster stud wall calculator will estimate the quantities of materials required for any given area, it does assume that both sides will receive plaster board and plaster skim coat.

We also have a 'Imperial' version of this calculator here.


Length of Wall in metres
Height of Wall in metres
Total Area m2


    with 15% waste
linear meters of stud at 400mm centers
sheets of 2400x1200mm plasterboard
linear meters of insulation
scrim cloth tape
drywall screws or nails
25kg bags of multi or board finish

This cost is however an approximate guide only, the true cost will depend on many factors, including materials & labour costs, geographical area, supply to demand ratio and so forth.

Invariably there is waste with all projects, there are schemes available to reduce & recycle plasterboard.