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Red
01-03-2004, 09:50 AM
I am building a lighted sofitt around the perimiter of a room for a client. All of the IS & OS corners are to be 12" radius.
Does any one now any use tricks to bend drywall on an OS corner.?

Thanks

Red

Steve
01-05-2004, 12:00 PM
Get the "High-Flex" drywall that bends into that radius without wetting it - it's available at yourt drywall yard. It comes in 1/4" x 8'. Use heavy glue on the framing member and only nail or screw at the end of the board.

Rick Anderson
01-05-2004, 08:49 PM
Another trick I use is pre bending the rock by leaving it overnight between two sawhorses. In the old days before we had access to 1/4", we had to use the overnight method (plus water).

--rick

RED
01-05-2004, 09:23 PM
Thanks for the responses. I procured a 4x8x 1/4"
from the yard. I think it will work OK with some patience.

RED

Myron Ferguson
01-08-2004, 10:13 PM
Whenever I have to wet drywall to fit a tight radius I wet the side that will be compressed