Use a scrap piece of wood with a groove cut it in that fits over the tongue (or a scrap piece of ceiling material) and fit that over the board before tapping gently with a hammer. Set a piece of scrap plank against the second plank and gently tap it with your hammer to get a tight fit, being careful not to damage the tongue of the plank.
If you want to work from below, leave the existing ceiling in place.
How to install tongue and groove ceiling over sheetrock. Snap on easy up clips. As long as your beams are in line and won't make the finished ceiling wavy i would just go over them. Position planks and slide clips to secure for a flawless installation.
Install gypsum wallboard and tape the seams. Leave an 1/8 gap between scraps 1 & 2. Then install 12 to 20 inches of cellulose.
Set it against the first plank, with the grooved side of the second plank locking around the tongue of the first plank. The first scrap is short because it has to fit between the joists since you have to be able to nail the tongue into the joists as you pry it tight. Choosing quarter sawn siding will give you the least amount of offset when compared to drywall alone.
Mine will be over a finished 8' ceiling, and i have a question about a post above which said to use firring strips. Cut your second plank to size. I am about to put t&g on the ceiling as well.
Once you’ve installed your tongue and groove wall paneling, you can move on to the ceiling. If you’re planning to install your own ceiling, you’ll need a few tools. Using woodworker’s shoppe tongue & groove wood paneling over drywall.
Then insert a prybar between the two and gently pry to the side to force your bowed piece together. 2) easy up tracks and clips. When finishing your tongue and groove pine ceiling, you will first need to decide if you want to have a surface finish or a penetrating finish.
Attach planks directly to furring strips over existing joists using the clips and screws included in every plank carton. Have been reading everything i can find which brought me to this forum. I finished our attic a couple months ago and ran carsiding (aka tongue and groove pine) right over the ceiling joists.
If (b) drywall, then you may need larger beams/more beams to assure less movement such that the drywall does not crack; Nail up the first panel at a corner of the room, with the tongue. A penetrating finish penetrates the surface of the wood to create a more natural look.
But if you learn about insulation and the nature of tongue and groove, then you can conquer this problem. A surface finish is a paint finish or any finish that sits on top of the wood. The process here is almost exactly the same.
The paneling will be nailed directly to these furring strips. You’ll start from one corner. Then, you’ll need to afford space for new cutouts, get rid of extra tongues that don’t fit your home, and.
My plan is to finish the ceiling with tongue and groove 9/16 doug fir planking. For interiors, this would be the recommended log size. You'll have to move all the electrical boxes out to the new surface, and if you're installing around a door or window, you'll.
And use existing studs/rafters to mount each piece of paneling. Tongue and groove ceilings can be installed on 1 x 2 battens, and will involve nailing down the tongues and then fitting neighboring panels’ grooves over them. Whereas, (a) tng is forgiving unless it's installed with the wrong moisture content such that shrinking/swelling occurs, which can cause substantial gaps due to shrinking or puckering due to expansion.
Make sure you have insulation there before doing that. Some friends and now if it was me. Installing a tongue and groove ceiling.
The most common method for installing tongue and groove ceilings is with a nail gun, fastening each board to every ceiling joist with 2 nails shot into the joist at slightly opposing angles. It seems to me that the drwall would only provide a half inch of nothing for the nails to grip, make it harder to install, and add unnecessary weight and cost. The paneling will be nailed directly to these furring strips.
Insulating a tongue and groove ceiling—especially during a remodel—is quite challenging. The installer needs to pay careful attention to be sure a good air seal is effected, from joist to joist. 1) use clips and screws included in the package.
There’s no special preparation when it comes to installing our real wood siding over drywall. We had a couple of electrical boxes to work around and i let the engineer handle the proper math for that. This video will show you time saving techniques to install v notch pine on a cathedral ceiling by yourself, using inexpensive and simple tools.