Framing Kitchen Soffits
Full-scale patterns on the floor and prefabricated sections help you to build these small dropped ceilings accurately and efficiently.
The author builds kitchen soffits by using full-scale patterns and partially assembling the soffits before they are installed. He offers tips on sizing the soffits as well as reinforcing them when they are to support a load. A sidebar shows how to use light-gauge metal framing instead of dimensional lumber.