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How to Install a Tin Ceiling

Complete instructions for installing a tin ceiling and tin crown molding finish.

Materials

  • caulk
  • construction adhesive
  • drywall screws
  • nails
  • 2" nails
  • silicone adhesive
  • 2-1/2" decking screws
  • drywall anchors
  • tin ceiling tiles
  • 3/8" plywood
  • interlocking tin ceiling panels
  • tin crown molding
  • steel nails
  • color-matched caulk

Tools

  • chisel
  • cordless drill
  • measuring tape
  • pencil
  • sandpaper
  • chalk line
  • circular saw
  • hammer
  • level
  • rubber mallet
  • tape measure
  • caulking gun
  • screwdriver attachment
  • tin snips
  • permanent marker
  • brad nailer
  • compass
  • guillotine cutter

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