How to make an arch made of plasterboard with their hands
Arched elements are able to transform a roomrecognition. Beautiful curves not only attract everyone's attention, but also give the interior a special charm. But due to the fact that the work of experts is often costs a decent amount, many think about the question of how to make your own Arch and bring to the everyday environment a bit of novelty and originality.
- Types and architectural style arches
- How to make an arch with their hands
- Installation of the sides of the arch
- Formation and installation of the end face of the arch
Internal arch - a great alternativedoorway. With this part you can give the room a special kind of decoration. Arches can be made of different materials, but the most popular option - drywall. It allows to achieve remarkable results in the design, avoiding the standard.
In rooms with arched structures to be more light and space, and the plasticity of the material will provide an opportunity to cut any, even the most unusual forms.
Among other things, the arch of the drywall perfectlyhide defects premises. They are easy and almost no effect on the wall. And if you decorate them with spotlights and shelves, you can easily create a unique image of the house.
Types and architectural style arches
The following types of the most popular arch designs:
- arch classical form. It is the most common type, the hallmark of which is the rounded portion with a radius of the ideal, which looks very impressive;
- arch in a modern style, characterized by a slight rise in the arc;
- arches in the romantic style, which attract the attention of a large number of both direct and rounded corners.
Generally, the arch can be arranged in any formanywhere flat. But more often arched structure built in the interior openings. You must know that to mount the arch in the doorway, the height of which is less than 2 meters it makes no sense. Low arch can only worsen the appearance of the premises. In addition, because of the visual reduction of the opening, while passing through a piece of decoration, will inevitably have a desire to tilt your head.
There is only one way to make a low arch in the doorway - hollow upper portion, thereby increasing it.
Important! The higher the arch, and the more attractive it looks harmonious.
How to make an arch with their hands
Installation of the sides of the arch
Before arch device to be inserted into the openingmetal rails arranged vertically and horizontally, fixing them by means of any fixing means, such as screws. Two profiles set on the sides, one - on top. Fasten they need in a way that a sheet of drywall to the wall located on the same level. From drywall should be prepared to cut four right-angled triangles so that their legs were longer than a planned curvature of the arch.
Note! Cut an arched contour a variety of ways: mounting a knife, nail file, metal (without installing in the machine), but it's best to do this jigsaw.
Make a pattern out of paper curvature arch. On plasterboard triangles, in accordance with the layout, cut the pattern rounding. Similarly, the second semi-circle is produced. Further, both parts are attached to the profile on both sides of the arch.
Important! Make sure the distance between the profiles, which must be the same. Otherwise, from different sides, the arch will be looked at differently.
The resulting figure fasten the corners of the opening, two on each side.
In order to avoid stiffening andcracking, must be mounted in front of drywall anchors, zasverlennyh advance. And it is possible to mezharochnoe space by installing additional part profiles.
Formation and installation of the end face of the arch
In order to form an arch, it is necessary to make an incisionback profile with a pitch of 7 cm, and then bend the profile back in accordance with rounding. Reinforce the structure between the triangles. At the junctions of the metal profile with opening, bend the metal inside, and seal it with dowels.
The ends of the metal profile and the projecting partsremove drywall. Prepare a strip of drywall, adhering to the required size: length must exceed the bending arch 10 cm In the current band, drill holes with a spacing of 8 cm to obtain a simulation of the perforated tape.. Do this to increase bendability strip which prevents increased fragility.
Note! Fixing plasterboard elements to each other and the aperture by means of a metal profile PN28 / 27, which is good in that the thickness of the walls allows the use of the most convenient fastening material in this situation - screws.
Go directly to the drywall. To give flexibility, moisten it with a damp cloth. Attach a strip of an end to the profiles by repeating the arch bend. Give plasterboard dry (minimum 12 hours). After drying putty need resulting structure, including joints and seams, but avoiding grazing screws. Then treat the elements of the projections sandpaper to rounding and deburring.
After the primer works and spackling, painting still awaits arches and pasting it wallpaper.
Now that you know how to make arch of the drywall, and therefore free to make the interior of the storage components, - an elegant bar, which will decorate your home.