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drywall in basement

Posted by Crazy Guy on July 14th, 1998 02:30 PM
In reply to Attatching Ceiling Drywall by Ken Chirico on July 10th, 1998 01:41 PM [Go to top of thread]

Watch out! If you have cold water pipes over dry
wall, condensation can form on them and ruin all of
your hard work.

Other than that, I would use 1/2" strapping running
perpendicular to the studs, with attachment blocks
made with plywood and pieces of 2 by 4. Use the
plywood to sandwich the studs and the blocks.

(Check out how steel I-beams are joined end to end.)

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