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Old 06-11-2010, 08:32 AM   #1
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Will be installing a beadboard ceiling this weekend. I have random length beadboard Clear Fir for staining.

When I need to join shorter lengths should I use a butt joint or a scarf joint?

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Beadboard generally isn't that thick so a butt joint should work provided they meet at a joist and you fire 3-4 brads into each. I scarf baseboards and crown with a bead of PL Premium and they haven't moved in years.

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i second the pl on the back of the panel
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