1. How to Install Wainscoting

    Traditional wainscoting doesn't have to cost a bundle. Using MDF and standard pine molding profiles you can add old-world elegance to an ordinary room.

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  1. How to Install Beaded Wainscoting


    Transform a room with the warm glow of beaded wood wainscoting . Install the paneling right over your existing wall, eliminating the hassle of demolition. It's the perfect project to bring character to a room and make it more inviting.

  2. How to Build a Wainscoted Wall


    Elegant, traditional wainscoting looks like an intimidating project, but with this simple, easy-to-assemble design even a moderately skilled DIYer can transform an ordinary room into a showplace.

  3. Home Remodeling Tips: Remodeling Your Ranch Home


    Remodel a small ranch house kitchen by expanding it and removing a wall to the living area, all without losing the original character of the home. Modern touches include custom cabinetry, halogen lighting, a built-in bench, hidden outlets and more.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Beadboard Wainscoting - Bob Vila



    Beadboard wainscoting is as attractive today as it was in the 19th century, and it still does a great job of protecting walls from dings and dents.

  2. Room Transformation - Before & After - Bob Vila



    DIY bloggers are a talented bunch. Skilled in carpentry, styling, and social media, they constantly challenge themselves with home makeover projects that last anywhere from a weekend to weeks—or even a year. From choosing paint colors to laying tile, adding wainscoting to breaking down walls, these ...

  3. Coloring and Aging Wood Planks with Simple Painting Techniques


    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation - featured

    Looking for a warm and comfortable feel for a room in your house? Explore how you can turn new wood planks into those that look like weathered barn wood with a few simple paint techniques. This re-do of our den was done with a board and batten wainscoting but the wood treatments can be done on ...

  4. Coffee Table/Storage Box From Reclaimed Wood


    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - featured

    This project was made of 100% reclaimed materials (except the finishing nails) A brief back story.   My sister and brother-in-law moved to a new home recently and had removed the pine  wainscoting  from their old house before putting it on the market.   I gathered as much of the wood as my little ...

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Enrich Your Rooms with Wainscoting


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    Wainscoting is an affordable way to enrich your rooms. This AsktheBuilder.com video shows you how to install wainscoting that will be stable, solid and beautiful.

Blog Posts

  1. Get the Look of Wainscoting for Less


    FromPosts tagged: interior-design

    Photo Images: THR & Sons When we built a home years ago my brother suggested some cost cutting carpentry illusions that gave us the look of custom raised wainscoting panels in the dining room and up the stairway. It's fairly commonplace now but at the time, it was a clever construction cost cutting ...

  2. Yellow Bathrooms Ideas & Inspiration



    When looking at wonderful bathrooms, ideas can be easy to feel but a little harder to spot individually. I love to help with that by finding great pictures and pulling the best bathrooms ideas out and sharing a few tips on each one. Since there are millions of awesome bathroom pictures out there, I ...

  3. Downstairs Bathroom Makeover: Therapy Complete


    FromDIY Diva

    I can think of a few dozen DIY projects that have ended with, “Huh. Why the hell did I wait so long to do this?”...

  4. Things I Didn’t Paint (and yet, there is still paint in my hair)


    FromDIY Diva

    We’re only two days in, and it’ has already been a week around the Liberty House. I think there has been more impactful progress on the interior house in the...

  5. Camper Gets Interior Make Over


    FromAsk the Builder

    Joy Davis had to redo the interior of her camper as it was causing her breathing problems.

  6. Putting Down My Paintbrush. Kinda.


    FromDIY Diva

    I have a love-hate relationship with deadlines. I mean, judging by how often they are preceded by swearing, you would think I loathe them, but that doesn’t seem to stop...

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