Forums | Home Repair | Home Improvement | Painting | Interior Decorating | Remodeling | Landscaping


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Drywall & Plaster

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-06-2010, 02:38 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 24
Share |
Default

Taping Inside Angle with Tapered Edges


Greetings,

Am almost complete with a gut and remodel of a family room. I have all the drywall taped, with the exception of the inside corners where the ceiling meets the walls.

I hung the drywall horizontal, so on two walls the factory tapered edges on both the ceiling and wall meet up. Should I tape the same way I'd tape any other inside angle? Seems it will be hard to get a nice flat 90 degree corner with both edges tapered- and also won't have anything solid to run the knife along while taping. Should I pre-fill these corners so they are flatter before I tape?

Thanks.
project_guy is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 06:32 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: West Islip,NY
Posts: 31
Default

Taping Inside Angle with Tapered Edges


No! Just tape them as you did with all the other inside corners. As you give it the 2nd coat you will automatically fill the depression. It's easier to do one side at a time on the second coat. Otherwise, you will dig out the 1st side when you apply the 2nd side.
dadflynn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 06:49 PM   #3
PHB Construction LLC
 
Paulie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Grand Rapids MI
Posts: 79
Default

Taping Inside Angle with Tapered Edges


Yep, as stated do the same thing but the only thing I would add is to use a wide stiff knife for the 2nd coat. The knife will follow the board easier with less tendency to be wavey.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Paulie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Drywall Mudding Challenge: Seam vs. Tapered Corner cjakins Drywall & Plaster 3 03-10-2009 12:41 PM
Some walls rattle in my house if hit with something, I will explain inside posting zincmann Building & Construction 4 11-10-2008 03:05 PM
Taping an inside corner? helpless handyman Building & Construction 2 09-25-2008 02:34 PM
Taping inside corners....one side at a time? yummy mummy Building & Construction 10 07-23-2008 02:23 PM
What router bit is used to create the inside angle on a window stool? Mikedks Building & Construction 7 05-12-2008 04:43 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.