Careful layout, accurate framing, and preassembled parts simplify a traditional trim detail.
Meet carpenter Gary Katz, who transformed an undulating ceiling in an out-of-square living room into a gem of a coffered ceiling.
A trim carpenter problem-solves a tricky installation for a living room coffered ceiling.
Design ideas, tips, and techniques for a unique coffered ceiling in kitchens, living rooms, basements and more.
Built of plywood and MDF, these beams go up quickly, resist movement, take paint well, and even level a wavy ceiling.
Learn how to build and fasten faux beams with U-shaped ceiling supports instead of the traditional elaborate grid of framing
Drywall panels and innovative corner beads turn a former living room into a formal dining room.
From a hip-framed floor that slopes in three directions to a coffered ceiling, a veteran carpenter builds his porch his way.
Three framing methods.
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