Install Faux Wooden Beams

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Architectural detail is given to a room's plain slanted ceiling. The faux beams (they are not intended for structural applications), were built on a three sided box design, out of 1 x 4 material. Then they were attached to the 2 x 4 cleats on the ceiling.
They totally transformed the feeling of the room!
Remodelando la Casa - Cristina
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  • Elaine Elaine on Nov 03, 2020

    My concerns are when putting up the beams what do you use to keep them mounted?

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  • Denie Denie on Jul 20, 2014
    I am doing this using reclaimed lumber that would have otherwise ended up in a landfill. However my ceiling truss spacing is off, so not sure how to anchor a couple of the cleats that don't have a truss above. Any suggestions?

  • Elaine Elaine on Nov 03, 2020

    Yes! I’m going to try this and hope I can do it! I’ve been wanting beans forever. I have a Ranch that is decorated very Primitive and Colonial and I want to do beam in the worst way but it’s hard when you don’t have someone that can help you. I just need to know how to install them to the ceiling, and keeping them in place and not falling