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Old 07-11-2019, 04:30 PM   #1
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Stupid question. Finished framing for exterior walls today but I realize that even though all my plywood will break, the load bearing walls do not break on 16 for the interior. How do I prevent this in the future?
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Stupid question. Finished framing for exterior walls today but I realize that even though all my plywood will break, the load bearing walls do not break on 16 for the interior. How do I prevent this in the future?


I’m confused Tony...
If you framed 16” o.c., it will “break” on the inside the just as easily as it does on the outside?
No?
And what does load bearing have to do with it?

Or....you are expecting to be able to lay full starter sheets on both planes....?

You can’t...unless you frame with double the amount of studs necessary; allowing for your wall thickness.
Don’t.


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Stupid question. Finished framing for exterior walls today but I realize that even though all my plywood will break, the load bearing walls do not break on 16 for the interior. How do I prevent this in the future?
Why do they need to break on the inside?
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Why do they need to break on the inside?
I think he was hoping he wouldn't have to cut drywall sheets.
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your are going to cut the first sheet and last sheet along the wall,

Just remember measure once cut twice
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your are going to cut the first sheet and last sheet along the wall,

Just remember measure once cut twice
but i cut it three times & it's still too short....
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You can only have the best of both worlds if you plan for it. At that point it really isn’t worth it. Drywall cuts easily enough.
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Yeah, bottom line there's really no way to have the drywall line up the same way as the external sheathing, unless your studs are zero inches wide and thick. Much more efficient to slice drywall to fit than sheathing.
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Yeah I get what you guys mean. I used the lbw as the main issue because the California corners are what made me think about the off spacing. I just have to account for the width of the stud wall on my lbw's and the width of the wall plus the sheathing on my nlbw's, make the necessary cuts, and the sheets will break on 16.

I was hoping that I wouldn't have to cut the sheets like this but it's not a big deal because they will still break how I need them to after I make the necessary cuts. Looking at the interior spacing at the corners after the framing had threw me off.

Thanks for handling my stupid question guys.
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not sure what you just said, but i read it three times and have no clue what you are talking about...
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not sure what you just said, but i read it three times and have no clue what you are talking about...
All my exterior walls are laid out on 16s to catch the plywood. The load bearing walls have California corners leaving 1 1/2" to nail drywall to on the inside. The rest is covered by the corner stud in the perpendicular non load bearing wall so the layout on the inside is off by the non load bearing wall thickness on those load bearing walls and I have to cut that amount off of my drywall to get it to break on layout on the inside. On the non load bearing walls i pulled 16 from the sheathing on the load bearing walls, so the layout for drywall is off by the lbw thickness plus the sheathing on those walls and I have to cut that amount off of the drywall for it to break on there.

Does that make sense?

Does that help?
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I only read it once and figured no matter how many times I read it I'll still come up with the same conclusion
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Strap it and railroad it, then it's only one cut.....
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I've never heard of having to cut drywall.
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All my exterior walls are laid out on 16s to catch the plywood. The load bearing walls have California corners leaving 1 1/2" to nail drywall to on the inside. The rest is covered by the corner stud in the perpendicular non load bearing wall so the layout on the inside is off by the non load bearing wall thickness on those load bearing walls and I have to cut that amount off of my drywall to get it to break on layout on the inside. On the non load bearing walls i pulled 16 from the sheathing on the load bearing walls, so the layout for drywall is off by the lbw thickness plus the sheathing on those walls and I have to cut that amount off of the drywall for it to break on there.

Does that make sense?

Does that help?
Yes. This is completely normal 100% of the time. Sometimes you will have to cut plywood to start or finish on layout. Sometimes you will have to cut drywall to start or finish on layout. And what I mean by sometimes is every project I have ever done in my entire life. Order the longest sheets of drywall possible to minimize butt joints. In most rooms under 16’x16’ the layout makes no difference at all because you can order 16’ board and go corner to corner.
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Yes. This is completely normal 100% of the time. Sometimes you will have to cut plywood to start or finish on layout. Sometimes you will have to cut drywall to start or finish on layout. And what I mean by sometimes is every project I have ever done in my entire life. Order the longest sheets of drywall possible to minimize butt joints. In most rooms under 16’x16’ the layout makes no difference at all because you can order 16’ board and go corner to corner.
if you can get them in the room....
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if you can get them in the room....
In new construction you can usually get the longer stuff in. Slide through stud walls, feed through a window off the boom truck, etc. of course “usually” doesn’t mean anything as there’s too many factors that could make it not possible. So let’s go with the advice - use the longest boards you can get in the rooms when possible.
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In new construction you can usually get the longer stuff in. Slide through stud walls, feed through a window off the boom truck, etc. of course “usually” doesn’t mean anything as there’s too many factors that could make it not possible. So let’s go with the advice - use the longest boards you can get in the rooms when possible.
yes i agree, but......

if the stockers don't want to hassle trying to get around MEP's they will set it where convenient....

but usually.....
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if you can get them in the room....
Reminds when I had a 4x4 ft ceiling patch, customer comes home "I thought the whole ceiling would be one piece" It was a 20ft x25ft room with one doorway.

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