Installed drywall in the bathroom today. I learned (probably for the 5th time) that I’m not a professional drywaller. Those guys are worth their money.
I removed the old horse hair lath and plaster. The lath was almost 1/2″ deep, plus almost 1/2″ of horse hair plaster, so my 1/2″ drywall had to make up a 1″ gap. After removing the furring strips, I reinstalled furring strips, following the studs.
First coat on 8/31/13. I’ll be back on 9/2 to sand and mud for coat #2.