Corner bead


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corner bead

[′kȯr·nər ‚bēd]
(building construction)
Any vertical molding used to protect the external angle of the intersecting surfaces.
A strip of formed galvanized iron, sometimes combined with a strip of metal lath, placed on corners to reinforce them before plastering.

Corner bead

1. A vertical molding used to protect the external angle of two intersecting wall surfaces; a perforated metal strip used to strengthen and protect an external angle in plas-terwork or gypsum wallboard construction.
2. A vertical molding used to protect the external angle of two intersecting wall surfaces; a perforated metal strip used to strengthen and protect an external angle in plaster work or gypsum wallboard construction. See also: Molding

corner bead, angle bead, angle staff, corner guard, corner molding, plaster bead, staff bead

corner bead, 2
1. Any vertical molding, usually a plain, filleted, or quirked bead, used to protect the external angle of two intersecting surfaces.
2. A strip of formed galvanized iron, sometimes combined with a strip of metal lath, placed on corners before plastering to reinforce them.
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After the wiring is approved, move on to the drywall and corner bead.
You'll find paper-faced corner bead alongside standard metal corners in home centers and drywall supply stores.
ten-foot lengths of vinyl gutter ($5 at home centers) screwed to the 2x2 framework are a perfect place to store long items like hockey sticks, fishing rods, dowels, wood trim and corner bead. Items like these often end up leaning against a wall or taking over an entire corner only to tumble over or get wrecked because they're not really supposed to be stored on end.
Metal corner bead dents easily, causing cracks in the wall.
If you don't want to go shopping for special corner bead, avoid future cracking by applying paper tape over the metal edge after you've nailed on the bead.
Well, the saw teeth caught the drywall corner bead and the saw blade jumped--right into the top corner of the new fridge, scratching the heck out of the paint.
Outside corner knives are also available, but we don't recommend them, since corner bead makes smoothing outside corners almost foolproof.
If a metal corner bead is badly dented or damaged, your only option is to pry it off and replace it.
If you hang a sheet of drywall with the tapered edge along an outside corner, it will be hard to install the corner bead accurately.
A You've got rust stains caused by steel corner bead. The builder lowered a section of the ceiling (called a soffit) and covered it with drywall.