fixing a tongue and groove ceiling

I needed to install 16ft lengths of pine tongue and groove on a flat ceiling. Not only is it challenging by doing it by myself required some ingenuity. Here ... 【Get Price】

Start with your first piece: groove facing the wall tongue facing out. Use the framing gun to add a nail to the tongue of the plank and secure in place. For the next piece you will connect the groove of the new piece into the tongue of the first piece. 【Get Price】

Also the battens will somewhat flatten out uneven ceilings. Another plus: You can run the battens either parallel or perpendicular to the ceiling framing depending on which way you want the tongue and groove to run. Wall and Ceiling Repair Simplified: 11 Clever Tricks 【Get Price】

boards have 400mm centres. Tongue and groove boards including 18mm T&G chipboard have 450mm centres. 22mm tongue and groove chipboard flooring has 600mm centres. Use a chalk line to mark the position of the joists across the ceiling (fig. 9). Fix battens Fix battens to the ceiling using 4.7mm (No.8) chipboard screws 25mm longer than 【Get Price】

Installing a tongue-and-groove paneled ceiling is possible as a one-person project but parts of it are much easier with two people. The basic process involves cutting each piece so it fits nicely to any neighboring pieces and it ends or "breaks" over the center of a ceiling joist (or a roof rafter on a cathedral or vaulted ceiling). 【Get Price】