Sculpturing a beam

Reply

  #1  
Old 02-20-04, 12:32 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 587
Sculpturing a beam

Our kitchen has a beam built of 2" x 12" 's running through it. It is slightly irregular but I managed to box it in with drywall pieces. In the irregular areas, I tried building up the surface with layers of drywall compound but it cracked in many places.

I understand drywall compound is only meant for thin layers--what type of material should I be using?

Chris
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 02-20-04, 01:02 PM
coops28's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 1,752
You can build up with mud but like you have encountered it will crack. If it's a lot of mud you have to put tape over it to prevent cracking. I don't know of anything else you can put up that wont eventually crack.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes