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Old 06-21-2010, 09:00 AM   #1
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Electric box in a tapered edge joint


I have a switch box that falls in the middle of a horizontal tapered edge seam. I was thinking of covering the box with masking tape and then just taping and mudding over it like it wasn't there. After sanding I would just cut it out of the finished wall. Is there a better approach?

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Yep, that'll work. I usually just mud starting at the box and moving away from it without tape. If there is any on the box when I'm done I just chip it off.

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I often do just what you are anticipating. It works quite well.
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