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How to Install a Pre-Formed Doorway Arch

Follow these steps to build a pre-formed arch into a doorway.

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Materials

  • flexible corner bead
  • 2x4 board
  • self-tapping screws
  • drywall sheets
  • joint compound
  • drywall screws
  • spray adhesive
  • nails
  • paint
  • water
  • eye protection
  • pre-formed metal arch

Tools

  • power nailer
  • rotary tool with cutting blade
  • drill
  • screwdriver attachment
  • rasp
  • drywall knife
  • drywall saw
  • tape measure
  • pencil
  • hammer
  • spray bottle
  • drop cloth
  • work gloves
  • dust mask

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