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Scully 06-27-2013 09:13 PM

Luan Plywood to Patch Plaster Wall
 
My first floor laundry/utility room will have a 4' high hole because of plumbing work (below is crawl space). The plumber said he could patch the plaster wall with luan plywood. The laundry room doesn't look that great so I'm fine with it. Do you guys see any problems with patching plaster wall with luan plywood? Like insects coming through the edges of plywood?

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Willie T 06-27-2013 09:20 PM

You're kidding, right?

Scully 06-27-2013 09:39 PM

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Originally Posted by Willie T (Post 1208197)
You're kidding, right?

unfortunately, no...why?

oh'mike 06-28-2013 05:14 AM

Luan p;y falls apart when it get damp==in short order it will be a mess.

Either patch with drywall or use a better grade of ply.

Scully 06-28-2013 06:08 AM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1208304)
Luan p;y falls apart when it get damp==in short order it will be a mess.

Either patch with drywall or use a better grade of ply.

mike, what type of plywood? will they nail it to the studs?

chrisn 06-28-2013 04:59 PM

If whom ever is doing the work was going to use luan , then you need to find someone that knows what the heck they are doing :yes:

user1007 06-28-2013 05:05 PM

Plaster is best repaired with plaster from my experience. You will need structure behind the repairs but luan is not the material of choice.

oh'mike 06-28-2013 06:38 PM

What you want to see is 'exposure 1' or exterior glue--

BC plywood is usually exposure 1----The letters stand for the face grades--A is smooth sanded--B is smooth with some patches--c has tight knots--D had void and open knots


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