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Old 02-21-2013, 08:42 PM   #1
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baseboards on plaster walls...


I have old plaster walls. How can i attach the baseboards to it? I am afraid if i try to shoot a nail through the baseboard it will break the plaster. What have you guys done?

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Unless your trying to use spikes a finish nails not going to hurt it unless it's in really bad shape.
See if you can located the studs by looking along the bottom plate area.
A stud finders not going to work on plaster because of the lath.

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a good stud finder WILL work
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My wall doesn't have wood lathe it has 1/4 gypsum sheets...stud finder should work.
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