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Drywall and Timber Issue
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Hello,We have a Timber Frame cabin, with SIPS used for the exterior walls.  Unfortunately our builder did not elect to have drywall put on the SIPS prior to the SUPS being fastened to the timbers. …Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Quehl Apr 23, 2014.

 

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Steven Quehl replied to Steven Quehl's discussion Drywall and Timber Issue
"I was kind of thinking of having the wood strips match the timber, but that is an interesting idea.  I have yet to find a picture of anyone who has done either.  Some folks have mentioned using a tear away bead for a cleaner finish, but…"
Apr 23, 2014
Bob Rose replied to Steven Quehl's discussion Drywall and Timber Issue
"I suggest you fill the gaps with caulk and then cover the gap with (perhaps) quarter round painted to match the wall. I don't know about rookie mistakes, it probably isn't too good a choice to have drywall trapped between timber and SIP.…"
Apr 22, 2014
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Drywall and Timber Issue

Hello,We have a Timber Frame cabin, with SIPS used for the exterior walls.  Unfortunately our builder did not elect to have drywall put on the SIPS prior to the SUPS being fastened to the timbers.  As a result, when the drywall was put up, it is a poor fit against the timbers, and there are gaps in places between the drywall and timbers, that are a bity unsightly.  I would like to cover them up or fill in the gaps with out having to repaint, but I'm not sure this is possible.  So far my best…See More
Apr 1, 2014
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