Arch in Kitchen: Types and Installation : Arch Install
Quote from Article entitled Arch in Kitchen: Types and Installation:
Advice: Depending on the selected size of an archway, if technically possible, a method of height and width increasing of a doorway is used.Dismantling of the door frame.Preparation of a metal profilefor an arch and its fastening with anchor plugs and screws. With the help of a knife for metal a leaf must be cut into three parts. The length of one of them must correspond to the distance between walls, as it is fastened to the ceiling passage. The remaining two parts is the height of an arch.Making of an arch body form. Component parts of a certain size are cut from drywall. Utility knife, piercing saw are used for cutting. Instead of them, in extreme cases, a thin, sharp handsaw can be used.Fixing of cut plasterboard pieces to a profile frame.Advice: make sure that the arch details attached with screws are set up and put on a level with each other.Fastening of a front arc-shaped strip. This element is made of the leaf remains. To give it the desired shape you should make a number of notches on skirting boards. Then you should carefully bend it.A front strip is cut from plasterboard. It is much more convenient to use special, flexible, easily get bent, arch plasterboard.All joints are rubbed and filled with putty aligned filler overwritten.At the end coating of decorative elements occurs.
An arch in a kitchen is an important design method which predetermines the structure of a room because of design features of forms that can easily be done from plasterboard by own forces. An arch serves as a universal passage from a kitchen in different adjacent rooms.
The full version of the article can be found here.