New Basement Ceiling

ANameNotUsed

Member • CANADA

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$580
8 tools

I needed to design a drop ceiling for my basement but wasn't keen on the idea of a traditional drop ceiling with thin tracks. I thought it looked too commercial. So I found a variety of MDF tiles at Rona Warehouse and decided to make my own tracks with MDF, primed and spray painted as well, and suspended them with "L" brackets attached to 2 x 3s. Although it took a half day just to measure and calculate, it was worth it. The extra layer around the perimeter and the crown molding gave more depth.

TOOLS

Primer 24&quotx 96&quot5/8 mdf ripped to required width "L&quotbrackets 2 x 3's Mdf ceiling tiles from Rona Warehouse High gloss paint (if spraying). Crown moulding Pot lights

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