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They would be 6m, or 20f for you, Drywall?? On exterior eves??That wouldnt last long here, It would be soggy and saggy within months, Even days at certain times of the year, We get sideways rain, even upwards rain sometimes. (Wind with rain incase your wondering).Even if rain didnt hit it, That would still load up with moisture. It would have to be cement board, That comes with tapered edges or plastic joiners.

We just finished painting this 100year old villa.
And i loved every minute, Great job, Great people to work for, Makes all the difference.
 

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Trowel trades have em, Is it "stopper" from dunedin has one. He posts here and has mentioned it but as usual they are another over priced tool for us, Around the $800 mark for a glora fide anglegrinder, And you need a vac, They wont get used in my area, Not a hope in hell of it, I would like to hire one later on in the year when i do my house for a go but wouldnt know who to ask, Maybe troweltrades have a lender model.
 

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Can't have the Kiwi's missing out Gaz!
Thats sounds great jswain, Im happy to pay for hire, glue, postage etc.

I have a few questions i would like to find about with the rebate mate, The ceiling and wall butts are what its for but in nz we often get rebated window and door revels that are installed first, Then the board fits into the groove, This creates many more butt joins above each corner and below the windows/doors, they can be a little prone to cracking, But with a rebate mate butt, You could get a thicker mud seam.

So, It is an option to use the rebate mate for these, keeping in mind they may only be a butt 3 or 4 hundred mm wide.
I will be using these revels in my own home, Why you say?? Becouse you dont need to pay for the trim, or the time to install, or the time filling hundreds of nail gun holes, Or watching the mitres open up over time, and its a standard thing with the housing kit im using, So its more cost affective, I guess so is not having butts above the windows and doors to do, But i can sort that, Muds cheap, And its not too much time for me, And i actually like the look, They paint up very well.

I wont be needing it till later on in the year but look forward to trying it out. Im quietly confident it will work out but the question is how much extra time will it take on a house like this, Being my own place im not bothered if its a bit longer, But builders here certainly wont want much extra time to do the job, It will be very interesting to see how it goes, Thank you jswain :thumbsup:
 

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Do you mean Archiframes? If the drywall installers doing his job correctly there shouldn't be joins at the edges of windows and doors. It just takes a little more skill to slip the pieces of Drywall into the rebates.
I almost never fix drywall and was able to cut a Capital "I" shaped piece and fit it between two windows placing the joins mid way above and below both windows and cleanly into the rebates round the windows, and if an amateur like me can do it a Builder or drywaller should be able to as well.
I struck a house as you described once, 4 butt joints round every window and above doors , 150 in total. had to "v" them all out and prefill them twice before taping. I wasn't very polite to the builder when I met him, first time I've ever been rude to anyone on a building site :D
Yeah thats it stopper, It depends who you get for a fixer and if they gave a f or not, Some builders are screwed down in prices, so its slam it up, It is what it is atitude, Not a lot thankfully. Most of the places i have done over the last few years have been architraves.


And 2Buck, That place looks awsome, I would love to get something like that to do, So what crazy timeframe have you got?? 10days?? :jester:
 

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Ive always wondered if you guys put in the backblocking as you go:thumbsup:.
Hard getting it done here, They just don't get it and if they do, They use wallboard glue. Butts are the same, Im doing a house and in the living there are 6 butts, 3 worked out and 3 didn't, I made them re set.
 

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We have two rows here, Nogs for Australia, Dwangs for Nz, It looks really odd looking at your buildings with none.
 

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Be so cool to come over for a few weeks and do some, Don't no how I would go living on mountain dew and painkillers though, Might have to bring my own food.
 

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I do all the time jobs like this and I understand your pain....the worst job you can do here is at Crown Casino.....everybody on top of each other with deadline .....yesterday
I didn't have to price this one but put invoice in and now they want me to itemize it, It sure added up, 90% of the screws needed another half turn as well and working around all that stuff makes it slow.

Glad I don't always get this type of work, If I had to price it wow you would have to be on top of your game..............Or dam good at shoving others out of your way, I don't know how you do it.
 

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what do you think....no bead for a framer
Looks good keke.

Here we go I will stir something up................Straight edges........Show.

Buck once told me if his ceilings were paint finish he would hand trowel them out because boxed edges show,flash etc.

Im not going to do that though, But I see all this effort into making straight neat hand done seam edges I do kinda wonder what for.

Yes it looks good..........For the short time before its painted but is that slower than just getting on with it? I don't put that much attention into nice straight edges, I tend to like to get that edge wiped tight to the wall and doing that breaks up that edge a little Which makes easy sanding with a broken edge that doesn't show quite as much.

All just theory, Moore coats up his lids level 5 anyway and how he actually gets paid for that amazes me, I wouldn't get that extra.

See this pic, Boxed seams but hand done around the bead and that seam where the green board meets the grey, Broken edges, To me they show less under critical light.
 

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I don't know what fair knackerd means but it sounds kinda kinky !

I hope It has something to do with tittys !!:whistling2:
Lol, Ah no, Funny the differences in English and meanings.

It means worn out, puffed, buggered, tired, fair shagged, Ive givin her all shes got capt,n, I canney give er any more, Ive had enough im not a durcell bunny, I need a snickers.

Did you understand any of that :yes:

But yes, Bring them ta tas, I watched species this arvo, old movie from way back. Natasha henstridge dam.
 
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