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The Building Process - Ceiling Framing


Ceiling Furring Strips Being Installed on the Bottom of the Red Iron Ceiling Beams


Workers install 1 1/2 inch hat channels for ceiling furring strips. The ends are clamped to the bottom of the Red Iron beam and then screwed in place with #12 self drilling screws.





Ceiling Furring Strips Installed on the Bottom of the Red Iron Ceiling Beams


Several bays of installed ceiling furring strips showing the uniform 16" o.c. spacing and straight, flat surface that the drywall will be fastened to.





Closer view of the Ceiling Furring Strips Installed on the Bottom of the Red Iron Ceiling Beams


Close-up showing the ends of the ceiling furring attached to the bottom of the Red Iron beam.





Tray ceiling using bent angles and studs


Tray ceiling framing using steel studs and bent angles. This tray has a 45 degree front and a 16" bottom. The tray is attached to the bottom of the ceiling furring.





Tray ceiling using bent angles and studs


Tray ceiling framing using steel studs and bent angles. This tray has a 45 degree front only with no flat bottom.





Tray ceiling using bent angles and studs


Different view of the tray ceiling framing that has a 45 degree front and a 16" bottom.





The photos shown depict various construction techniques used by contractors and owners during actual construction of Excalibur homes. These photos are for illustration purposes only as the actual construction techniques required may vary with the design of the home and local design conditions.



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