A DIY DIY acoustic ceiling panel project
It’s time to paint a ceiling!
If you’ve ever been inspired to paint an attic ceiling, you know how easy it is to fall back on the same old ideas.
And when you look at the ceiling tiles you’ll notice that it’s almost impossible to see the details.
That’s because there’s not much space to paint on a ceiling tile, and that’s when the pain begins.
A DIY acoustic floor panel installation in a small attic might sound easy, but it can be daunting at times.
Luckily, the right tiles and supplies can get you started.
The DIY acoustic tile project is the easiest way to get started.
Materials Required: 1 to 2 inch plywood or similar materials (such as fiberglass, acrylic, vinyl, and more) for the ceiling, flooring, and tiles.
For the ceiling tile you will need: 2 feet of 2 x 6 1/4 inch ply wood, or a 2 x 8 1/2 inch ply board.
For the flooring you will want: 3 feet of 4 x 4 1/8 inch ply material.
For a 3-inch-by-4-inch ceiling tile the easiest material is a 1-inch diameter tile, but if you need to use 3-inches diameter tile you can also use 2-inches or 3-inchers.
If you don’t have a 2-inch board, cut a piece of 1-foot board.
Then, cut two pieces of 1 foot board to fit the tiles, and then use a 1/16-inch or 1/32-inch cutter to cut the 3-to-1-inch boards.
Then you will have two 1- to 2-foot pieces for the floor.
Attach the tile to the ceiling using the top edge of the 2 x6 1/3-inch piece of plywood.
Next, use a ¼-inch drill bit to drill 1 1/6 holes in the top of the plywood and the bottom edge of each plywood board.
Next, drill the holes with a ¾-inch hole saw.
The holes should be 1-inches deep.
Then drill the tiles and finish with a 3/8-inch bit.
Once you have your tiles and boards, you can start painting them!
For a good idea of what to paint, check out these pictures of a painted ceiling and a painted floor.