The Craft of Coffered Ceilings, Ep. 2: Design and Layout
Carpenter Gary Katz explains how he deals with the challenge of retrofitting custom trim into an old house
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In this episode, learn how Gary overcomes an out-of-square room and an undulating ceiling to design his coffered trim. Because of the peculiar aspects of his living room, Gary had to plan his job carefully before he started to build. He made a mock-up of the design to see how it fit at critical points in the room, then created a layout drawing from his findings.