What is the best way to add drywall to a curved window frame?

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  • Jewellmartin Jewellmartin on Jun 11, 2017
    As usual, Hillela has posted the perfect website. For a slightly different approach, my contractor cut a piece of drywall the length and the width of our arched window and nailed that up. Then he used an electric saw that looked like an electric carving knife. He used the window frame for his guide to cut out the arched part. He trimmed a little closer after the big piece was out so the drywall fit the edge of the window nicely. Then he treated that part like the rest of the drywall with tape-and-bedding, then paint. You can't tell the difference today. Best wishes 😇

  • Andrew Bounader Andrew Bounader on Jun 12, 2017
    Hi Jan,
    Which way is it curved? Is it an arch window or a curved 'Bay' Window which juts out? Either way the methods are pretty straight forward and just need a little planning first. Can you upload a couple of photos so we can offer advice?
    Thanks
    Andrew

  • Jan Cobain Jan Cobain on Jun 12, 2017
    it's an arch at the top lf a tall rectangle window. about 24" wide at the base of the arch.