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Old 06-05-2012, 05:31 PM   #1
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I somehow got a bit further than the photo before I realized that I have a hump right in the middle of the wall.(marked) When laying the 4' level horizontally with the center on those two studs, I get a rocking that is about 1/4" on each side. Seems like too much. I think I know the answer - remove the concrete boards and shave down those studs to level out the wall.

Question: Is it then ok to put the board backs up using the same holes or should I be making new ones and just thinset over it all?

What is the best way to remove the stud material? Planer?

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Planer would be the fastest way.
Always pull a piece of brick string tight againt the studs to check them before installing sheetrock or tile board.

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If it's not an outside wall----take a saw and cut the stud almost all the way through in the middle--

Push it back into plane and sister in a straight stud next to it.
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Yes - it is an exterior wall - it is not load bearing though! There are two studs and they now have plumbing passing through them. They seem fairly level at top and bottom so I think I just need to take the crown out. thanks
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maybe pop a chalk line on the side of the stud from the top down to the bottom and use a level and pencil over top of the chalk line to accentuate the line so that you can see it better and use a planer, sawzall,or skilsaw to take out the extra that sticks into the room. popping a line on both sides of the stud will have more accurate results.
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