Ask TOH users about Ceilings

Contribute to This Story Below

    Video Directory

    Selected Topic/Section

      Tools List

      • 30-foot tape measure
        Measuring tape
      • Painter's Tape
        Painter's tape
      • studfinder
        Stud finder
      • 1/8-inch drill bit
        -inch drill bit
      • drill
        Drill/driver
      • miter saw
        Miter saw
      • pneumatic finish nailer
        Pneumatic nailers (16 gauge and 18 gauge)
      • chalk line
        Chalk line with nonstaining chalk
      • Rafter Square
        Rafter square
      • small plastic putty knife
        Putty knife
      • caulk gun
        Caulk gun
      • 2½-inch sash brush
      • paintroller
        Small paint roller

      Shopping List

      1x6 primed finger-jointed pine. Get six 16-footers.

      Cove-profile shoe molding

      Panel adhesive

      2-inch 16-gauge pneumatic nails

      1 inch 18-gauge pneumatic brads

      Wood shims

      Wood glue

      Wood putty

      Latex caulk

      Semigloss paint