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Old 12-30-2010, 10:07 AM   #1
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New bathroom drywall bowed in one spot, can I plane it?


New drywall in the bathroom. Getting ready to tile and I notice there is a bow/hump about 4" x 4" at the top of the joints where the wonderboard meet. The hump is out about 3/8" inch.

The drywall is finished (textured, primed and painted), the wonderboard isn't tiled yet.

Any options better than taking down the wonderboard, removing some of the shim they used on the 2x4 behind drywall?

My other option was to come a full tile out in front of the bathtub and "fix" the hump area with additional mortar. But this isn't the look I was going for.
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New bathroom drywall bowed in one spot, can I plane it?


Well, you can plane it but the mesh would be ruined and possibly break.

It honestly would be easier to take it down, plane the 2x4 stud (and/or remove whatever is causing the bow) and rehang. It would make things easier in the long run.
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Well, you can plane it but the mesh would be ruined and possibly break.

It honestly would be easier to take it down, plane the 2x4 stud (and/or remove whatever is causing the bow) and rehang. It would make things easier in the long run.
I agree, bows dont occur naturally right away. something is making that bow!
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