Monthly Archives: March 2004

Dining Room – The Restoration – Wall Repair Continued

We plugged up the heating stove exhaust opening with some bricks and mortar. There was another heater stove exhaust hole in the secondary chimney stack.  We removed all of the brick and cement that was in the opening. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Dining Room – The Restoration – New Ceiling Continued

The new medallion installed. New medallion from the other direction.  The new lowered part of the ceiling has also now been taped, floated, and primed.

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Dining Room – The Restoration – New Ceiling Continued

Painting the new ceiling medallion that will go the center of the ellipse.  This piece gets the same off-white color as the inside moulding, and is also the eggshell sheen.

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Dining Room – The Restoration – New Ceiling Continued

Next was the installation of the drywall onto the wooden brackets to create the faux ceiling. The new drywall as viewed from the other direction.

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Dining Room – The Restoration – New Ceiling Continued

I wanted the center of the ceiling to look like the sky.  So, I applied grey, blue, purple, and white paint using several sizes of brushes and sponges. View of the “sky” ceiling from the other direction. The next thing … Continue reading

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