How to Cover a Ceiling With Reclaimed Wood Floors
Add a touch of antiquity overhead by using salvaged floors as architectural interest.
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Place and Attach Plywood
With the help of a friend, hold plywood up in place, then secure with drill and 3" drywall screws.
Mark and Drill Center Point
After attaching screws around the perimeter of the plywood, snap the chalk line down the middle of the ceiling to create a guide for precisely screwing in the center. Attach screws every 18" to prevent sagging.
Tip: The center point will help ensure all planks of wood are installed evenly.
Mark & Cut Wood
Use a pencil to mark planks of wood as needed, then cut to size using circular saw.
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