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Old 04-24-2014, 11:52 AM   #1
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any tricks to get into a small space?


here is a pic of a wall im redoing.
drywall meets plaster wall.
its uneven by 1/4 inch so i have to fill it in to make it even.

the space i have to get into is about 1 1/2". i cant seem to find a putty knife small enough to fit to smooth out the mud evenly.

does anyone have any tricks i can try or suggestions?

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Old 04-24-2014, 05:31 PM   #2
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Got a real mess there. Sure looks like someone did not know your suppose to add shims before the drywall is installed so it comes out even with the wall.
Going to have to use hot mud to fill in the gap across that whole area, not just there the step is.
Going to need a whole lot wider knife then 1-1/2 to get that one right.

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the drywall is raised higher than the plaster due to the lathe.

cant use any wider knife than 1 in thats all the space i have to work with..

thanks for the reply
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I think you are too close to see what is really there. maybe a pic from farther away.
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the drywall is raised higher than the plaster due to the lathe.

cant use any wider knife than 1 in thats all the space i have to work with..

thanks for the reply
Yes, a picture from further out, please. It's hard to tell what we're looking at, in that first pic.
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