Wall opening made too big

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It looks like the holes may have been made smaller to allow for a more common size. I would add strips of drywall to cover the rough framing and give that one coat of filler with tape
And leave the rest for trim later.

That does look like mold, if it is it should be removed and inspect the lumber and find the cause of moisture.
 

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Appears you need to add some window jamb wood extension pieces to bring them out enough to fasten trim and be past the drywall. New vinyl windows are much shallower than older wood jamb windows. First, pull the fiberglass and use some low-expanding foam to air seal; http://books.google.com/books?id=a298Hrpiu8AC&pg=PA123&lpg=PA123&dq=Proskiw+(1995)&source=bl&ots=R3I2-fFVTl&sig=beKYTj24gopGv73x7cKL9XKEyJY&hl=en&ei=MHkNTbCWJou6sQPAiPXyCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Proskiw (1995)&f=false

Replace the drywall behind the tub, tear out all the paneling, mud the bottom corner after pulling the base out a little for room to work.

Gary
 

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Appears you need to add some window jamb wood extension pieces to bring them out enough to fasten trim and be past the drywall. New vinyl windows are much shallower than older wood jamb windows. First, pull the fiberglass and use some low-expanding foam to air seal; http://books.google.com/books?id=a298Hrpiu8AC&pg=PA123&lpg=PA123&dq=Proskiw+(1995)&source=bl&ots=R3I2-fFVTl&sig=beKYTj24gopGv73x7cKL9XKEyJY&hl=en&ei=MHkNTbCWJou6sQPAiPXyCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Proskiw (1995)&f=false

Replace the drywall behind the tub, tear out all the paneling, mud the bottom corner after pulling the base out a little for room to work.

Gary
The link sent me to a page of a book.

The tub?
There is no paneling.
 

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It looks like the holes may have been made smaller to allow for a more common size. I would add strips of drywall to cover the rough framing and give that one coat of filler with tape
And leave the rest for trim later.
Looking at these 2 pictures:
1) http://i1279.photobucket.com/albums/y524/micheal_can/1B6BCA4A-A50E-428C-91CC-3AF745965710_zps8ebyi9qj.jpg

and

2) http://i1279.photobucket.com/albums/y524/micheal_can/C2C37275-A939-4C56-9ABE-E2A8A49C0832_zpslvp4juac.jpg

How do I make this to look good when done.

Here is my plan:
1) remove that wood trim.
2) put drywall up to window.

How do I fix the inside edge of the window opening so it looks smooth and even?
 

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I can't get a good look at your photos, my connection gets interrupted every time I try to open any of your photos.
 

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I can't get a good look at your photos, my connection gets interrupted every time I try to open any of your photos.
The drywall looks like even when I put in the missing chunk, there will be a gap between the back of the drywall and the window/wall. I want to make it look like it all fits together nicely. How do I fix that?
 

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See if there is something here you can use.
[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFtOKJo6uyQ[/ame]
 

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Soooo, exactly what I said in post #3... use caulking between the extension and original jamb for a good moisture seal (in the video) and low expanding canned foam around the inside window wood/framing as the link read if you read page 123, the link should have opened there for 8 tested ways to fill the void, but you have to read it... the foam is found at a store or on-line.

Gary
 

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Soooo, exactly what I said in post #3... use caulking between the extension and original jamb for a good moisture seal (in the video) and low expanding canned foam around the inside window wood/framing as the link read if you read page 123, the link should have opened there for 8 tested ways to fill the void, but you have to read it... the foam is found at a store or on-line.

Gary
The link wouldn't open.
 

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It's possible that Google only allows you a certain amount of looks for free (I'm just guessing at this).

hope this helps:

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