getting ready for round #2....knotty pine ceiling

ScotO Posted By ScotO, Sep 13, 2012 at 6:51 PM

  1. ScotO

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    Thanks! Its the first time I've ever done a T&G ceiling, I really like the way its coming out. Really makes the room look cozy.
     
  2. Realstone

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    Looks great Scott and your living room might be the safest place to be if they ever drop the big one ;)
     
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    We finished up the T&G just about a half hour ago........will do the millwork pieces later this weekend if the woodshop can have them ready for me by Saturday. Gonna do a big clean-out of that room the next several days, get the electrical up and running, and finish insulating a couple of open studs in the walls (left them open for some wiring that needed finished), will stain the ceilings this weekend also.
    Busy, busy busy!!

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    It's a weird feeling when you close up the walls. With just the insulation the room is so quiet, but once the walls go up it gets loud.
     
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    Had the MP3 player cranking in there, and when you step outside you cannot hear it at all anymore......yes, that insulation really dampens sound out!
     
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    Looks good Scotty, sure will be nice once everything is done.

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    My sister-in-law used to always say "that makes me tired just looking at it". It was usually a project I was doing that she would be commenting on. Well, now it's my turn. Scotty, that makes me glad that you are doing this and not me. I need to take a rest just looking at all you've accomplished. Lookin' good dude.
     
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    looks great, we had done one very similiar in a million dollar olde english style hunting lodge. instead of staining it we cleared it with a tint of color in the clear. along with the natural color change from aging it looked great when done, it will also save a step. the problem with something that big and staining is color variations, and overlaps from when you have to move scaffolding. working by yourself will make it tough to avoid. I have some pics if I can find them and scan them I will, back when we still used film in cameras.

    Tuscany plaster on the walls, a few elk horn chandiliers and large random slate floor you will be over in England................
    If you lived here I could see us building some crazy stuff
     

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