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I would install thin, flexible boards against the wall and mount crossbars (ceiling joists) to them. I would not mount drywall directly to the stairs. Establish lines on the wall. This could be done with semi-rigid pipe held against the staircase to create smooth curves. Rip 1x4 boards in half to yield 1x2 boards with nice square edges. 1x2 lumber usually ...


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It should be a doubled-up (floor joist) header hanging between a doubled-up trimmer and a doubled-up stair header. "1905" - well, it's definitely not an engineered joist. (No light above the sink; that doesn't meet code ;) – hometips.com It sounds like you're trying to do this Can I drill vertically through this from the main floor to the upstairs? "It ...


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Use 1/2" plywood ripped 3 3/4" wide, pushed into the wall, with the top edge following the slope of the stairs on both sides. You may need to use a thinner plywood to conform to the inner radius but the idea is to conform to the radius and the twist the wall will make the plywood do. do 2 layers of 1/2", and 3 layers if you need to go with a thinner plywood. ...


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