First off you will need the following materials:

•Tape measure
• Screw gun
• Stud finder
• Chalk line (or painter's tape)
• Caulk gun
• PL Premium Construction Adhesive or Liquid Nails
• Screws
• Mollies (if necessary)
• Ladder (if necessary)
• Saw
• Blocks of wood
• Caulk wood filler

Step 1: Let Them Sit

Before you go measuring, measuring again, cutting and installing make sure you allow your beams some time to sit in the room they will be installed in so the polyurethane acclimate (like natural wood it will shrink or swell in certain weather,)

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