How do I build a custom arch?


Old 02-11-04, 07:07 PM
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How do I build a custom arch?

We have some neat arches with an unusual, though not fancy, shape to them between some of the rooms in our 60 year old house. In a future remodel, I'd like to build an identical shape for a new doorway. What is the best technique, including the framing and drywalling? I have decent DIY skills and tools.

Thanks for any help.
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Old 02-13-04, 08:47 AM
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Just measure what you've got & copy it. I use like 1/4" drywall for the tops of the arches & flex bead for the outside corners. There's also premade unit you can buy. Might do a google search for those.

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