Walls

by H.James Company
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Curved bulkhead framing Plywood is required to form this quarter circle bulkhead, which echos the round shower base below it. A double layer of quarter inch bendable drywall will...
1   Plywood is required to form this quarter circle bulkhead, which echos the round shower base below it. A double layer of quarter inch bendable drywall will finish this off.
Window well In this story-and-a-half home we found unused attic spaces when the ceiling was demolished, so I finished it off and added a window to make two end wall...
2   In this story-and-a-half home we found unused attic spaces when the ceiling was demolished, so I finished it off and added a window to make two end wall skylights.
Gutted framework The gutted framework is a far cry from its finished state shown in the previous picture.
3   The gutted framework is a far cry from its finished state shown in the previous picture.
Wall raising This cathedral ceiling had to be framed up in the attic before the existing ceiling was removed. So it took some care to blend the lower wall into the new wall...
4   This cathedral ceiling had to be framed up in the attic before the existing ceiling was removed. So it took some care to blend the lower wall into the new wall over a span of nine feet. With 25 years of taping experience under my belt, I can be sure of getting it flat and smooth.
Skylight with rounded corners In my previous home I put in a cathedral ceiling in the bathroom too, and framed it in for a skylight. But I never did put the skylight in, so I was determined...
5   In my previous home I put in a cathedral ceiling in the bathroom too, and framed it in for a skylight. But I never did put the skylight in, so I was determined not to repeat that mistake here. The rounded corner beads pick up on the rounded-over edges of the cabinets.
Ceiling and bulkhead You don't notice ceilings unless they're bad, so good ceilings look deceptively simple. In the case of this kitchen however, one ceiling had to be framed down,...
6   You don't notice ceilings unless they're bad, so good ceilings look deceptively simple. In the case of this kitchen however, one ceiling had to be framed down, and another laboriously strapped to get them flat and level. That was after installing a new wall-to-wall support beam.
Bulkhead This basement bulkhead looming over the bottom of the staircase required some creative framing
7   This basement bulkhead looming over the bottom of the staircase required some creative framing
Shower bulkhead A neo-angle bulkhead gives more definition to the shower stall
8   A neo-angle bulkhead gives more definition to the shower stall
Bulkhead The finished bulkhead is geometrically intricate
9   The finished bulkhead is geometrically intricate