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05-22-12, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Whmy

Half of communication . . . .

. . . and your point is ?
05-22-12, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Whmy

"If It's worth doing, it's worth overdoing" . . .

I would agree with your line of thought _Alex_
It's possible that someone tried to merely fill it, and it fell out. It's also possible that the board you see only goes to that stud and may not be...
05-22-12, 09:46 AM
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Views: 2,839
Posted By Whmy

Depending upon surface condition which can vary...

Depending upon surface condition which can vary widely, you may not achieve "perfectly" flat surfaces. The smooth part is simple. If you had a straight edge that could go from one end to another you...
05-22-12, 08:45 AM
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Views: 2,155
Posted By Whmy

My guess . . . .

Before I address the texture, I'd like to repeat something I've said a few times here. Now, before you texture, is the time to be SURE your patch is secure as well as the perimeter. For the price of...
05-02-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Whmy

I'll certainly try . . . but it's been my...

I'll certainly try . . . but it's been my experience that very few of the MANY pics I've taken over the years of textured finishes, don't give the effect justice. This may be particularly difficult...
05-01-12, 02:53 PM
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Views: 978
Posted By Whmy

I thought for a moment my language translator...

I thought for a moment my language translator wasn't working since it seemed I was speaking a different language. Truly amuseing that there were 167 views but 0 replies (that says something). Thanks...
04-24-12, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Whmy

Lightbulb Looking for creative ideas . . .

I was a professional plasterer for 25 years. I've created and re-created hundreds of textures. I have a ceiling in the basement of my church, located in the baptismal room. The ceiling has a support...
03-01-12, 02:22 PM
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Views: 63,210
Posted By Whmy

Absolutely ! I think 24" centers should have been...

Absolutely ! I think 24" centers should have been outlawed.
03-01-12, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Whmy

Why would one NOT want a vapor barrier in a...

Why would one NOT want a vapor barrier in a bathroom ?:confused: From experience I can tell you that greenboard is harder than gray, therefore more durable. But I would have to agree with our...
03-01-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,362
Posted By Whmy

Yes. Correct. You want consistency and uniformity...

Yes. Correct. You want consistency and uniformity unless there is a transitional effect which is generally into another room or hall. Ceilings are generally installed first so that the wall supports...
03-01-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 25,936
Posted By Whmy

If you're considering a 4th coat - A) don't be...

If you're considering a 4th coat - A) don't be ashamed B) now is the time ! :) The width of the tape is somewhat mute since most of it lays on the board. Y'r walls are 24" OC huh ? If a truck or bus...
03-01-12, 12:08 PM
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Views: 1,049
Posted By Whmy

If your plan is to remove all the old drywall -...

If your plan is to remove all the old drywall - have at it for whatever your reason. However it would be nearly impossible to save all the old corner beads in a worthwhile state. Corner beads go on...
03-01-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 25,936
Posted By Whmy

First of all, are you certain that the...

First of all, are you certain that the studs/joists that your drywall is secured to, are solid ? Secondly, have you used enough fasteners (nails, screws) ? For the price of a few extra dozen, it's...
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