Mudding Drywall With Wood - Drywall & Plaster - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Drywall & Plaster


Thread Tools
Display Modes
Old 06-02-2010, 08:37 AM   #1
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 4
Rewards Points: 10

Mudding drywall with wood

Whats up guys hope all is well. I hope some of you can answer this question or steer me in the right direction. I have a couple of stairs coming down from my kitchen to my landing then leading to my basement. Along the side of the stairs from the kitchen to my landing is wood met up with drywall. I don't want to put any trim because it will stick out and i would perfer a flat serface could I mud that joint or would I run any kind of risks of whatever. Thanks and have a great day
mjannoun is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 06-02-2010, 09:50 AM   #2
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oakville, Ont, Canada
Posts: 806
Rewards Points: 520

You can mud it but I advise filling the crack with Durabond first. That way it is less likely to crack.
canadaclub is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 06-06-2010, 01:18 AM   #3
Join Date: May 2009
Location: anoka county mn
Posts: 317
Rewards Points: 256

yes you can do whatever you want.

better would be to use a tear away bead,

better yet would be to laminate it with 1/4 inch

your way might work but theres no guaruntee how long it will last.

are you butting sheetrock to the skirt board?? id use some sort of bead for a better look.
oldrivers is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to oldrivers For This Useful Post:
oh'mike (06-06-2010)
Sponsored Links
Old 06-12-2010, 10:38 AM   #4
Drywall contractor
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Lilburn, GA
Posts: 2,151
Rewards Points: 1,114

I have used joint compound on wood before as a light skim to fill imperfections (at the painter's request). It will adhere to the wood, but I can't say for certain for how long. He apparently didn't think it was a problem....
If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you can read this in English, thank a soldier. Support our troops.
bjbatlanta is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ready to paint the porch! Oil or latex? Leah Frances Painting 10 08-24-2015 02:59 PM
Fire rated drywall over wood stove? RyanD Drywall & Plaster 3 07-20-2009 11:19 PM
Framing for drywall under Spiral staircase clemon03 Drywall & Plaster 6 07-17-2009 03:49 PM
Brick and wood flooring jhughesfam Flooring 1 08-18-2007 03:29 PM
Wood to Concrete without Drilling MattStata Carpentry 1 04-19-2006 04:16 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts