Ceiling PlanksInstalling the plank ceiling was almost certainly the easiest job in the Library I bought wide, tongue and groove, pine planks. Soon after going to Menard’s & Property Depot tonight and realizing how limited the choice is for tongue & groove 4″ X 8′ L lumber I got fairly a headache! I have a feeling my stomped ceilings will demand scraping to do away with the greater points and permit the planks to be uniform and flat. Use the project estimator to calculate the number of ceiling planks and accessories you’ll need to have. But not to worry, when the ceiling is finished, you do not see them at all, it will all appear extremely smooth. I then screw the stabilizing tongue and groove board to my saw horse using deck screws – just my way of carrying out it.

You can not see it standing on the floor, but when you happen to be on the leading of a ladder, up close and individual, seeking across the ceiling, you can see it. Which indicates your planks will probably have a tiny bit of waffle” in these identical spots. I discovered this product at Lowe’s and am going to do my daughter’s kitchen ceiling as it is TERRIBLE! Bostitch pneumatic finishing nailer and 16 gauge 2″ finishing nails utilized to blind nail the tongue and groove boards. Install the initially board tongue out with the groove side of the board facing the wall.

Seat the nail head so that it is flush or slightly countersunk with the tongue surface so that it does not interfere with the tongue and groove joint. Beadboard or beaded ceilings are designed utilizing wood tongue and groove boards assembled to create a paneled finish. After the ceiling joists are marked, measure and cut the tongue … Read the rest