What kind of wood is used for tongue-and-groove ceiling?

A tongue-and-groove pine ceiling consists of long pine boards that fit side-to-side (tongue into the groove) across a ceiling. Often, the pine boards are long enough to span the entire width of a room without using any seams.

What can I use for tongue-and-groove ceiling?

Blind-nail the tongues Drive the nails through the shoulder of the tongues into the framing at about a 45-degree angle. The next grooved edge will hide the nail holes. A 15- or 16-gauge brad nailer with 2-in. nails is the best choice for fastening, although an 18-gauge nailer will do the job, too.

Do you stagger tongue-and-groove ceiling?

Depending on type of flooring, some planks will not only have a tongue-and-groove edge but also tongue-and-groove ends. Stagger the end-joints from row to row. You can blind-nail into the tongue-and-groove joint, or you can drive fasteners into the board face and cover with wood filler later (or do both).

Do you nail into the tongue or groove?

For tongue-and-groove flooring, drive a nail at a 45-degree angle through the tongue, then conceal it by engaging the groove of the next board. Be sure to countersink the nail — drive it slightly below the surface of the wood — to prevent interference in the joint.

How much does it cost to install tongue and groove ceiling?

Labor Cost to Install Tongue and Groove Ceilings Installing a tongue and groove ceiling costs $2 to $3 per square foot using unfinished wood and an extra $1 to $3 per square foot if hiring your local handyman.

How much is knotty pine tongue and groove?

Knotty Pine ran us around $2.60 per square foot on the material.

How much does it cost to install a tongue and groove ceiling?

Does tongue and groove need glue?

The recommended glue for floating installation is Tongue and Groove engineered flooring glue. Glue placement is very important. The glue must be placed along the topside of the groove the full length of the grooved side and end.

How tight should tongue and groove be?

All it takes is 1⁄8″. The joint should be a firm press fit: If you have to knock the pieces together, then struggle to pull them apart, the joint’s too tight. A tongue that’s a hair too fat for the groove may actually seat, but it will stress the groove sidewalls and may, in time, prompt them to split.

How much is knotty pine tongue-and-groove?

Do you nail through the tongue or groove?

What is knotty pine tongue and groove paneling?

Knotty pine wood tongue and groove paneling is a wall and ceiling covering made from Norway & white pine trees. It is considered a softwood, as opposed to hardwoods like oak and maple.

What is tongue and groove lumber?

Tongue and Groove. Definition. Hardwood boards that have a groove on one side and a protruding tongue on the other so that the tongue of one fits snugly into the groove of the other, nailed directly to the ceiling joists.

What are tongue and groove boards?

tongue and groove. Wikipedia. Solid boards with tongues on the right sides of the boards and grooves on the left sides. tongue and groove (plural tongue and grooves or tongues and grooves) A joint, in flooring or panelling, made by fitting a ridge (tongue) along the edge of one board into a corresponding slot (groove) on another.