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A look at the history of metal ceilings and step-by-step photos by a professional on how to install them.
AMERICANA Jul-Aug 1979 (v.7#3) pg. 53

A look at the revival of decorative pressed metal panels and cornices for ceilings. Tips on how to order and install them.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1981 (v.59#6) pg. 52

Add-on architecture. Facelifts for ordinary rooms. (1) Paneled wall effect is created with vertical 1x3 boards at 12" to 16" intervals, topped by a 1x4 trim board. (2) Embossed paper simulating tin squares is added to the ceiling and top of wall, down to a plate-rail molding. (3) Pilasters and mantel are used to create a false fireplace. (4) Shuttered mirror.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1997 (v.75#9) pg. 21

Tin ceilings. Installing metal panels, molding, and cornice over an existing ceiling is illustrated in photos.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP May 2001 (v.24#7) pg. 62

How to install a tin ceiling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #389 Jun 1998 (v.48#6) pg. 26

Tips on installing embossed-steel "tin" ceiling panels.
HOME MECHANIX #788 Sep 1994 (v.90) pg. 45

How to repair metal ceilings found in older houses.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #652 Sep 1982 (v.78) pg. 79

A look at tin ceilings and cornices. Includes instructions for installing a tin ceiling.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1979 (v.7#3) pg. 25

How to install a tin ceiling.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.15#6) pg. 32
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1988 (v.16#2) pg. 16

Making the most of a good impression. How to restore a tin ceiling.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.25#3) pg. 53
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.25#4) pg. 10

The return of the tin ceiling. What is available and tips on installation.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1987 (v.164#12) pg. 20

Installing a pressed-tin ceiling. Step-by-step instructions for installing furring strips, painting the panels, cutting & fitting the panels, and installing the cornices.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1990 (v.167#6) pg. 80