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Old 08-04-2008, 06:54 AM   #1
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Well, I know I read this somewhere here on DIY, but I'll darned if I can find it...

How do you install studs to minimize visible wavyness in the wall? Do the "crowns" go in the same direction or opposite?

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Hi Joe,

The crowns should all face the same direction...inward, towards the room space.

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Or, get some straight studs! If they've got a bend to them, I use them for something else on the project.
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The crowns should all face the same direction...inward, towards the room space.
Thanks, crown inward it is.

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Or, get some straight studs! If they've got a bend to them, I use them for something else on the project.
They look straight when I buy 'em...
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These days if you leave studs lying around more than a day or two without putting them in the wall, they'll warp on you. They may have been straight when you bought them. If they have much of a bow, I'd take them back.
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