Edge trim?


Old 06-03-16, 03:52 PM
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Edge trim?

I took a door off the bath closet and am making an open closet. The left side of the wall was easy since all it was the closet wall and just needed a beaded edge to get it square. The rest of the door frame, though, included a top and right side frame, and I wasn't too crazy about tacking on sheetrock on the edges and doing beaded edges on all of that. I thought I could tack on a 4 1/2" painted board (shown) on the exposed areas and fill in with joint compound right up to the edge of the board, but now I'm not sure if that will look tight.
Is this a bad idea? Are there edge treatments that allow the wallboard to butt up against an board framing in the sides, that won't show a crack or separation between the wall and board?

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Old 06-03-16, 04:01 PM
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IMO you need to either use drywall and corner bead or trim it out with casing.
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Why not just install jambs and install casing if you do not want to mess with the drywall?
Would look a whole lot cleaner by adding the needed drywall and outside corner bead.
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Remove the jamb on the right side. Add drywall and corner bead to the top and right side. Finish to match the left side.
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