How to Install Venetian Wall Plaster and Chair Rail Molding

Decorate a room with Venetian wall plaster and a urethane chair rail molding

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Miter saw
  • Caulk gun
  • Nail set
  • Mud pan
  • Dust mask
  • Painters tape
  • Putty knife
  • Sanding block
  • Paintbrush
  • Taping knife

A hand miter box works best for cutting the moldings

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Venetian plaster
  • 400 grit sandpaper
  • Urethane molding
  • Acrylic caulk
  • Polyurethane construction adhesive
  • Spackling compound
  • 6d finish nails