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Drywall Ceiling above Basement Stairs.

Drywall Ceiling above Basement Stairs.


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Old 06-19-03, 12:03 PM
Torrisic
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Drywall Ceiling above Basement Stairs.

My basement is completed finished, except the ceiling above the stairs leading to the basement.

My question is how do you frame the ceiling on "U" type stair? That is, there are about 5 steps going down and then the next 4 steps turn you 180 degrees and then there are 5 final steps.

Any suggestions or pictures someone can send?
 
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Old 06-20-03, 04:59 PM
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Drywall Ceiling above Basement Stairs.

using 1 5/8 steel track make cuts in the flanges every inch so that you can bend it in a curve to follow the curved walls. To fasten it to the wall drive 1 5/8 screws on a very steep angle through the corners of the steel track and into the drywall ( not necessary to hit the wood studs if you cant find them as long as the screws are very angled into the drywall top and bottom of the steel track). Use steel studs and arrange a 'starburst' pattern for the remaining supports.
 
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Old 06-20-03, 05:00 PM
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Drywall Ceiling above Basement Stairs.

Oh and dont forget to fasten the studs to the track with 'kellys'
 
 

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