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In the basement, I've got little room behind a door, that would only facilitate something like fiberboard, but the rest of the room is using drywall. I also don't have the ability to add a backing stud because of the support column.

Can I join drywall with fiberboard? can I mud fiberboard? Should I be using a manufactured corner bead to join them together?

any other options?

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    Pictures or diagrams of the space might be helpful. Is it a matter of finishing drywall or hanging it? I'm not sure I understand why fiberboard would be easier to install. – Comintern Sep 23 '15 at 0:14
  • What kind of support column? Is there any reason not to attach sheetrock to the column? – wallyk Sep 23 '15 at 0:50
  • I had a picture, just forgot to attach it. Added it now. It shows the column, I should note that the column is not straight, that is on the top it is further in than at the bottom – Daniel Sep 23 '15 at 16:02

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