are produced from economical finger-jointed stock. These
supports are easy to manipulate and are ideal when using
both nails and glue. You should not use medium-density
fiberboard, otherwise noted as MDF or plywood. This material
is hefty and has a problem splitting when edge nailed.
Remember, support beams do not have to be continual. By
following these parameters, the beams will be both, easier
and lighter to handle, as well they will keep in a straight
start, the layout lines need to be snapped with a chalk
line. Upon completion of the layout lines, the supports
should be fastened to the ceiling drywall with the use
heavy-duty adhesive designed specifically for construction
work. Next, use 8d finish nails to ensure that your supports
are attached securely to the joists. The adhesive will
need a while to dry, so as it does, use cross nails, securing
your supports to your drywall.
being put up to the ceiling any molding should be pre-assembled.
Using hollow supports is an easy way to keep the beams
flowing nice and straight. In addition, hollow supports
will help the coffers keep square, which in turn, makes
it easier to put the layers of the coffer together while
on the ground, just before installation.
the trim, start by gluing the corners. You may need the
use of spring clamps to hold the corners in place while
placing brad nails into the back sides. These steps not
only save time, but they also give you a strong and secure
creation once the crown sectionals are fastened to both
the joists and to the sides of the beams.
you can take a satisfying comfort once the main support
is in place. You can dress up the design easily without
added expense or without having to buy more material simply
by creating beaded designs or scrolls to put onto your
coffer. The coffered ceiling is not only a fun and soothing
project but it will also add an amazing difference to
your home that you can share with family and friends.