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hang'n drywall is no different

Posted by BobF on October 20th, 1999 08:32 AM
In reply to Steel.......Never by Henry in MI on October 19th, 1999 04:12 PM [Go to top of thread]

Sure, you use a different type drywall screw, but its the same after that. You DO use screws for your drywall, don't you Henry?

And steel can be cut/bent/shaped to go around objects with little loss of structural integrity.

Only two things were tougher with steel - attaching the baseboards and the wall moulding for the suspended ceilings. I used screws instead of nails. Nails would have been faster.

I read a thread where some pros use a finish nailer and drive the nials at opposing angles. The opposing angles keep the trim snug. I learned that after I was done :-(

If you are going to hang cabinets, use a c-channel to create a brace. Works great!!

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