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vjoyandmike

11:00AM | 12/09/04
Member Since: 12/08/04
1 lifetime posts
Bvmisc
can someone tell me if we can still purchase false styrofoam ceiling beams, which can be painted or stained to resemble wood and then stuck on with adhesive?

we have a high cathedral ceiling, popcorn finish, but all the verticalgyproc joints are cracking so not wanting to have to redo the whole ceiling, we are looking for a light beam alternative which could be used to camoflauge the cracks. any ideas

k2

11:20AM | 12/09/04
Member Since: 06/06/03
1250 lifetime posts
Hi vjoyandmike,

I did a quick search of our site and found a (hopefully) relevant thread. Though I can't vouch personally for or against any of its posters, Piffin is a "regular" on our BBS:

http://www.bobvila.com/BBS/Design_and_Decor/650/650/flat-page1.html

You might also try your own search; there have been several threads including on the "Fix It Forum"; good luck.

Regards,

-k2 in CO

Moderator, Miscellaneous Forum

http://www.bobvila.com/BBS/Miscellaneous

superiorbuildingsupplies

11:02AM | 05/11/06
Member Since: 04/09/06
1 lifetime posts
Dear vjoyandmike:

You can find a local distributor for faux beams at www.superiorbuildingsupplies.com

A customer services representative will be happy to assist you.

JanineF

06:44AM | 04/26/07
Member Since: 04/25/07
2 lifetime posts
We ordered our fake beams online at www.*****.net.

Got them within weeks.

They were so easy to put up and they look totally realistic.

Their customer service is spectacular too.

Give them a try!

Good Luck,

Janine

JanineF

06:46AM | 04/26/07
Member Since: 04/25/07
2 lifetime posts
Don't know why that website did not come up right.

www. faux wood beams.com

tnt4111

09:03AM | 04/02/08
Member Since: 04/01/08
1 lifetime posts
Hi We purchased our faux ceiling beams from Arizona Faux Beams. They have the best customer service and great advice. we faxed them our drawings and they helped us lay the project out over the phone. Thanks AZ Faux Beams

There website is www.azfauxbeams.com

seamuswaldron

08:51AM | 04/08/08
Member Since: 04/07/08
1 lifetime posts
I managed to get reproduction beams from Oakleaf in the UK.

http://www.oakleaf.co.uk

(I had some old reproduction beams that needed to be replaced. I took the old ones down - which were covering pipes - inverted them and put them in the garden as a huge plant/flower pot. They look really good :-)
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