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How to make a column

Columns in the classical setting appropriate

Columns? an integral part of any building, constructed in a classical style. However, columns used in the design of the interior.

Indoors they can act as masking bearing structures, beams, pipes.

With their help, zoned space, enhance its rhythm, change the proportions, visually expanding the space and increasing its height.



The choice of material from which can be madecolumn, depends on the design of the interior. If this strict classical style, the columns are made of marble, granite, limestone, travertine and other stones, including semi-precious. Applied in this case, and an artificial stone. Columns made of stone can carry not only a decorative function, but also be used as load-bearing structural elements. The easiest way to make a column of concrete. To do this, the column is filled in stages, parallel armiruya metal bars. However, this column alone is very difficult to do. A special equipment and technology.


Much more common styling. They have detached, walls, arches in the wall. The column is made of drywall and stucco. To make the base of the column, need gypsum boards, metal profiles, fasteners, plumb drill.


First, mark the location of the column. Draw a circle on the ceiling of the desired diameter, from him fall back on the thickness of the sheet and draw a new circle. This is the border of the drywall installation. With the help of a plumb transfer the inner circle on the floor.


Take a profile and bend it around. To do this, it is necessary to cut the inner side of the wedge profile at a distance sufficient to bend the plasterboard on the desired path. On the floor and ceiling profiles are joined with dowels. To attach the vertical profiles of horizontal fixing in the grooves. Check the verticality of plumb. In the middle between the floor and ceiling need to do carcass reinforcement using a cross-section profile.


To bend the drywall, you can usedry and wet process. However, the wet method still limits the diameter of the bend. It is better to use a dry method. For this purpose, on the one hand make the sheet cuts across the length of the wedges without damaging the bottom layer of cardboard. The width of the cuts and the distance between them depends on the bending diameter. The steeper the bend, the more and more cuts.


To fasten the frame drywall screws,pushing it in their list. Then all the joints and holes from the screws shpaklyuyut, sanded and then applied decorative plaster, tile or wallpaper for painting. You can leave a plaster column, and on top to make the stucco. Then cover with water-based paint the desired color.

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