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    i was asked to cove two rooms for a mate but im faced with this if you lads know how to cove this or time savers id be happy to try it out
    PS its poly coving from B&Q



    went to B&Q saturday to get it all spent all morning looking and trying find the right stuff.
    then the guy i was doing the job for went and got a cheap mitre box for the coving and tubed B&Q coving compound
    :rippedhand:never again

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    Is he expecting you to cove the sloping bit of just the horizontal. You can either do a stop end, or shoot the cove in to the fall of the ceiling (which is what i'd do).

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    yer all the way round the lid m8 along the top and down the curve ans along the side

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    Your coving isn't going to sit properly on that shallow angle for a start. You can do the sloping side to horizontal by bisecting the angle, no problem. The other joint can be done but it is a twat to do.

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    i was thinking of casting a bit in place and using bonding then blend it in to place fether it in and sand it back but then i went to the cafe and said nope not now not to day si i started this



    jointing was done by a mate working with me at the time i still need to top coat it
    It was double boarded for safety from the kids smashing it

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    That is not going to look good if you follow the ceiling line all the way around.Stopend as you hit the slope would be my favoured finish.

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    Stop end it. cove on the slop will not look right.

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    I agree with the others- stop end it at the slope. I've never in my life seen it coved all the way down. And if he's bought poly stuff from b+q then tell him to hang it himself. You could stay warm in the cafe

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