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Old 02-06-2010, 07:25 PM   #1
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drywall ceiling, how does one finish side steps or racetrack?


I want to install two layers of drywall along ceiling edge, one 8" and the other 6". I'm wondering how to finish the edges. do you use corner bead? paper tape? or do you cut it very cleanly and let the paint take care of the edges.
Is this refered to or called racetrack?
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Old 02-06-2010, 07:32 PM   #2
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what is the pupose, just visual detailing?
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Old 02-06-2010, 07:53 PM   #3
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if your going to spraytexture it you could tape it and keep it clean , but if your going to paint it no texture i would use z bead. u have to get it at a drywall supply place , tamarack , drywall supply, in minnesota. make sure to get 1/2- 5/8 depending on what you use for the race track , also pick up some gyp to gyp screws .. screws that screw into drywall where there is no wood to screw to. its not easy for the novice but its doable if you take your time.
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tape works the best you can fold it to the corner and dont be afraid to use a few nails it will make your life alot easyer
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