How to: Simple DIY faux wood beams

Here's a simple way to build inexpensive faux beams using real wood!

How To Install A Faux Wood Beam Ceiling

1. Attach 1×4’s to the ceiling at your beam locations

2. Distress the wood This part is optional! You can use hand tools to scrape/dent the wood and make it look more rustic.

3. Assemble beams using 1×6″ and 1×4″ boards Use wood glue and finish nails to secure the boards in a U-shape.

3. Apply a wood stain Stain the beams to your desired color.

4. Install beams Position the beams around the 2x4's on the ceiling and nail into place.

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