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Project by Polishcannon posted 06-22-2017 11:39 PM 735 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this ceiling, it was the biggest I have done solo. It is 17’ x 21’. It took me 5 1/2 days to complete from scratch. I used 1×6 poplar, a case of #20 biscuits, and a 1/2 gallon of wood glue just for the beams. Thank goodness for expandable wallboards.





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 06-22-2017 11:54 PM

WOW what a great job you did on that. Would love to see a bit of how you built the beams. Like how did you attach the beams to the ceiling.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Polishcannon

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#2 posted 06-23-2017 12:51 AM

Thanks. You can see a beam in clamps on my outfeed table in the last photo. It is U shaped, 1x poplar. The jointery is just butt joints with biscuits every 6”. I installed 2x grounds on the ceiling first. The beams slip over the cleats to form a box beam. Then your choice of crown molding is installed inside each box.

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#3 posted 06-23-2017 02:15 AM

Looks awesome!!! Reminds me of when I visited a relative and they showed their house in construction phase. Rubbed my cousins wife raw when she showed us the bedroom. Perhaps my comment about a good place for the mirror would be the ceiling did not go well?

ROFL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 06-23-2017 09:42 AM

Cofferd ceiling no? Nice work.

-- Petey

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#5 posted 06-23-2017 11:58 AM

Peteybadboy.
You are correct. Thanks

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#6 posted 06-23-2017 02:27 PM

You did a fine job on these ceilings. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 06-24-2017 02:25 AM

Hi,

I love this site because of things like this. It gives all of us ideas for cool stuff.

Very, very, nice!

Steve

-- In his retort, the alchemist repeats the work of nature-----Jim Morrison

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