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Old 06-18-2011, 09:05 PM   #1
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I am framing a free standing wall of my new shower. I am pressed for space. I am using Kerdi for my waterproofing on the wall and floor. My question is. My wall will be 8' tall and 5' long with a 1' corner at the end of the wall. Can I rip the 2 x 4 down to 2.5" then add the 1/2" sheetrock on each wall? I plan on blocking between studs every 2' for support.

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Sheetrock has no place in a wet area. Ripping 2x4's would not be my choice.

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I wouldn't, but if you do why would you rip 2x4s when you can buy 2x3s? Also, use 1/2" cement board, not drywall. Good luck.
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I am using Kerdi for my waterproofing on the wall and floor.
Whoops! Just noticed the KERDI mention. Drywall is okay in that case.
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