My house ceiling

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Project by panamawayne posted 05-29-2014 04:11 AM 1554 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Almond wood beams and Bateo, a type of Mahogany for the planks… All planed and sanded with hand tools and planks are ship lapped.
It took 4 months to prepare the wood for installation.

8×8 Spanish Cedar beams are over the windows and doors.

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#1 posted 05-29-2014 05:33 AM

Wow it looks great (nice house)

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#2 posted 05-29-2014 05:38 AM

Most of my projects involve the wood lathe. Nice ceiling. That would be tough to put on the lathe!!! LoL…Great job. Keep posting good stuff.

-- Denvy, Tualatin, Oregon USA

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#3 posted 05-29-2014 09:23 AM

Very nice looks great.

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#4 posted 05-29-2014 11:20 AM

WOW, fabulous ceiling. Fantastic work on this, looks great.

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#5 posted 05-29-2014 01:03 PM

Super job on that ceiling!!

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#6 posted 05-30-2014 02:02 AM

Are the beams structural? A great looking ceiling.

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#7 posted 05-30-2014 03:16 AM

Great Lookin Job

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#8 posted 05-30-2014 07:02 AM

Thanks for the comments, yes they are structural.. they are as strong as steel and weigh as much. The Almond wood is so dense it will sink if placed in a container of water.

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