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Old 06-13-2011, 02:27 PM   #1
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How is the best way to cut wood paneling to mate up accurately with a curved ceiling.

When I say curved, this paneling is going inside a tear drop trailer, if that gives you an idea.

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You probably need a router and bit to be safe with thin paneling. You will have to remove a small groove, at regular intervals, so that you can bend the panels into place.

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I built a teardrop camper a few years back, what type of wood paneling are you using? Are you a member of the TTT&T forum?

I used the T&G western cedar that Lowe's sells on our ceiling, it was easy to install, and looked great.
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Indeed T&G would make your ceiling install around the curvature a snap but I was assuming you had rigid sheets of paneling and that you have to make them work.
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