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It's fine, and there is no need for the extreme (and expensive) approaches suggested in some other answers. Where a 1/2" sheet butts up against a 3/8" sheet, the 3/8" side can have several strips of roofing felt (narrow on the bottom, then progressively wider) applied to ease the transition, before the base layer of felt is applied to the whole roof. 3/8" ...


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If you mix thicknesses of plywood it will cause a problem eventually, and the thicker sheathing will be noticeable (probably within a month)... and this will reduce the life of the shingles, tar paper, and roof. 3/8" should be replaced (optimally) but it would be better to use all the same thickness sheathing than to mix them. If you absolutely must use ...


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I spent 4 years representing a roofing company in NC. Occasionally I have seen 3/8" plywood on a roof. It is certainly not preferred by professionals interested in quality. Mixing thicknesses is not preferred either, but if you use the proper underlayments and decent shingles, particularly archatectural, you aren't likely to notice. Half inch on a roof ...


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It's book-matched panels. I can't tell from the photo whether it's veneer, plywood, or hardwood. Looks like kinda like european walnut, not pine/plywood... but without a closer look at the edges, I really couldn't say. As far as affordable options...


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Those are match grain veneer panels. They are usually made by attaching selected hardwood veneers to plywood using contact glues. Veneers can be purchased from specialty woodworking dealers. The technique is not hard but requires some care (and practice) to get straight, bubble-free surfaces.


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How many dB of isolation are you looking for? The ideal would be to isolate the inside and outside from each other, which means offset studs and joists. The walls and floor could be filled with sand to achieve further isolation, if your building structure will handle the weight.... websearch home recording studios, many if the solutions for those would ...


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Proper way to install double-layer of subfloor? : don't screw the top layer to the joists. And I think, the screws for the backerboard shouldn't hit the bottom layer. I can't seam to find any manufacturers coming forth and prescribing what the maximum size void is that you can fill with thinset, under a CBU. This is probably dependent on whose thinset you ...


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Depending on the direction of the joists, it will only take 1 sheet, the T&G will have no value, unless the floor you pulled up was T&G as well, then it will only help on one edge. If the T&G was cheaper than square edge, then I would use it. I have seen it cheaper in a big box store, although I could not figure out why it was. It was not on ...


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There are advantages to using t&g. In terms of substrate requirements, it doesn't matter. A 5/8th sheet of t&g will support the floor just as well as a 5/8th sheet of standard. For your considerations, with standard you'll have to space them with a 1/8th gap between sheets for expansion/contraction, this isn't a problem with t&g, they can be ...



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