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notahandyguy

09:40AM | 01/27/05
Member Since: 01/26/05
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I am in the process of finishing my basement and dry walling some of the rooms, but i had a thought. Can you use the tongue and grove pine right over the studding instead of dry wall. And if so do you have to use 3/4 or can you use the thin stuff. I know it is not as nice but its a lot cheaper. It was just a thought.

Thanks

Glenn

Piffin

05:38AM | 01/30/05
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
Your locality may have specific fire blocking standards that would call for drywall or similar.

The thin is a paneling that whould have some sort of drywall or other panel baord behind it for support.

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