Thanks, Rick. I don't care about the drywall, but won't cutting those other
boards just further worsen my problem? Then the support will be really
messed up. I have much better access on one side of the joist than the
other. Can I do the one side as best I can (the width of the staircase,
3-4 ft), and then do another longer piece of wood on the other side? Id
say I have about 6 feet of access there.
I haven't been following your thread(s), but I'm curious - why are you
repeatedly starting new threads while discussing the same topic? Your
thread won't get buried unless there's no activity - and that's the way
it should be. If there's activity your thread will jump to the top.
It will also make it harder for people searching newsgroups to find a
complete thread of information.
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