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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Stagger and Attach Wood to Plywood Substructure

Stagger wood planks with different colors and/or finishes randomly placed. Secure to plywood substructure using a pneumatic nailer and air compressor.

Thoroughly Clean Wood Ceiling

Once all planks are secured to the plywood substructure, thoroughly clean the surface using a bucket of hot water, wood floor cleaner and a sponge.

Finished Ceiling

All that's left to do: Enjoy the warm, rustic vibe that the newly installed reclaimed-wood ceiling creates.

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