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I want to remove a basement tiled ceiling and paint the exposed ducts and pipes.   Do I need to learn how to build the raw ceiling in order to show the things that are normally covered?

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Yes.  You'll need to remove any ceiling finish layer(s), build framing for the floor or ceiling above, and you'll need to learn how to model the ducts and pipes as well.

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