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Well it’s sort of wood, MDF beams and crown moulding,
Everything done on site with the infamous Festool
-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso
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#1 posted 02-03-2012 06:35 PM
Looks great !
Wouldn’t want to be the painter :)
-- Don Kondra - Furniture Designer/Maker
#2 posted 02-03-2012 06:51 PM
Hi Don………..this is the project that had the BIG drywaller guy who was related to every one in that god forsaken village
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#3 posted 02-03-2012 07:09 PM
All that ceiling work can be a real pain in the neck :)) Looks great.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#4 posted 02-03-2012 07:11 PM
This look very nice! How do you compute the wood needed?
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
#5 posted 02-03-2012 07:24 PM
@A1Jim……….only the voice of experience would know that : )
@MasterSargeant………….use your tape measure. Measure the width, the length, count the number of pieces of crown x the length, plus the width…….kinda easy. Add a waste factor (I use 20% ). Behind the beams are plywood “U” channels screwed into ceiling joists, the actual beam was pre-fabed on the floor then placed over the U channel, then screwed to channel, the crown hides the screws
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#6 posted 02-03-2012 08:12 PM
Nice job! How long did it take you?
Just for my edification (not suggesting you did or didn’t here), is running electrical wires in the beams considered kosher?
-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.
#7 posted 02-03-2012 08:53 PM
@live4ever : 3 days from start to finish, caulked………painted by others
I suppose the electrical wires could be attached on the ceiling before the beams are applied but it’s best to check your local electrical building code. Here, you cannot bury/hide a connection box and wire must be buried, otherwise BX could be used
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#8 posted 02-04-2012 07:35 AM
very very niice i have done one of these before and it was very meticulusis. i think thats how it’s spelled any way. good job and gl.
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