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Star Ceiling - Fabric or Paint?

I'm going to build a star ceiling, start with one sheet of plywood and go from there in terms of size. On the plywood, I plan on adding a lip about 2-3 inches in, then a row of rope lighting to shine starts down, and blue light up.


My question, which should I do to ge the black night aspect? Paint the plywood a flat black, or cover it in a black fabric? I'd think painting would be easier, but dunno,
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Anyone have any advice on this? Black paint, fabric, or black paint with fabric to mimic night on a star ceiling that will be built, then hung?
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Fabric for sure

Go with fabric. This will give your panels a much higher end and finished look, especially over plywood as the alternative. You may run into some issues with stretching and gluing the fabric correctly if you are using larger panels. There is quite a bit of labor put into the construction when you consider running each fiber, gluing each fiber, bundling each fiber bundle, covering the panels in fabric, then hanging everything. Good luck with your project.

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I'll be using standard 4x8 sheets of plywood. How many is yet to be determined, and will probably be determined by my sanity level as, like you mentioned, it is a lot of work
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Seems like a lot of work, if you have the money this site has done the work all you have to do is pay up.










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