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Old 06-24-2008, 08:03 PM   #1
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Drop Ceiling Before.


Skim Coated.

Textured (Skip Trowel).

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That looks awesome!
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That looks great. There will be some more lights in the ceiling won't there? Didn't see any electric rough-ins through your new ceiling.

Or is your new work semi-transparent and the old lights will shine through?

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That looks great. There will be some more lights in the ceiling won't there? Didn't see any electric rough-ins through your new ceiling.
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Actually it gives off plenty of light. Just when I took the last picture I wanted it to be with the lights on. But, the flash still went off and made it look darker than it really is. I'm good @ drywall but still a rookie @ Photography.
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I know what you mean with the flash and photography in general. Any time I happen to end up with a really good picture...it's just dumb luck.

Nice job.

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Nice! Great improvement.
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Beautiful job. I really like it
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That is too cool. Would you mind telling me what a skip trowel is? Is it a special one, or just a flat blade laid on it's side and drug across the wall/ceiling?

Thanks for showing.
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Very nice job SMA.

HUGE difference.

Thanks for posting the pics for us!
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That is too cool. Would you mind telling me what a skip trowel is? Is it a special one, or just a flat blade laid on it's side and drug across the wall/ceiling?

Thanks for showing.
Thanks Ben. "Skip Trowel" is the name of a type of texture.


I use a "Hauk & Taping Knife" to apply it.
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Very nice job SMA.

HUGE difference.

Thanks for posting the pics for us!
Thanks, I appreciate that Atlantic.

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