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  1. Interior Decorating
    Hello, pros and helpful people! I have a puzzle regarding use of "pictureframe" style prefab wainscoting. I'm planning to put some of the paneling in my little kitchen to spruce it up a bit, but there are some little areas of wall that are really small - approximately 14", some areas only 3" -...
  2. Carpentry
    Hi Guys, Getting to the next stage of my bathroom reno and its beadboard wainscoting. I am buying the 4 x 8 beadboard sheet and will cut to 38" with a 7" baseboard trim and a 2 or 3" top trim. Need some advice on the best way to keep everything on the walls. Studs are on 24" centers. Should...
  3. Carpentry
    Hello, forum! I have an aesthetic question - I want to install wainscoting in my bathroom - the vanity is 35" high with a 4" backsplash. I was planning to buy 48" panels and trimming them to 42", but hubby thinks the thin (3/16") paneling will splinter if we try to trim it so we should get 32"...
  4. Electrical
    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone would have some advice. I am installing some decorative 3/16" hdf wainscoting paneling in one of my rooms. There are two electrical outlets I have to deal with on the wall. I see some sites advising to always use outlet extenders, but the smallest...
  5. Carpentry
    I am redoing my bathroom. I am going to install wainscoting. I am going to use 8" wide by 3/8" by 50" planks for my wainscoting. I will also do an entire wall (8'x8') with the planks.I have the walls down to the studs. My question is before I sheet rock (green sheet rock) should I install extra...
  6. Carpentry
    Hi everyone, Years ago I started our Wainscoting project and stopped because I didn't know how to complete the stairs. It's time to finish everything and they don't seem to make our product anymore. I bought everything in 6" plank bundles with a purple looking label. They still make the top...
  7. Interior Decorating
    Hello all -- I absolutley LOVE the way wainscoting, molding and cieling coffars look and want to incorporate into the renovations we are doing for our new home. It is a lake front home with a pool with a "california" lay out, so as my husband keeps telling me, we do not want it to come across...
  8. Carpentry
    I'm going to be installing some wainscoting and crown molding in a room and am a beginner so I probably won't be using the nail gun a whole lot. So I'm hopefully going to keep the nail gun price under $150. Below are three nail guns I was thinking about getting. I'm not sure what gauge I...
  9. Building & Construction
    I'm installing Ply-Bead beadboard panels (essentially 1/2" plywood with beads cut into it) in my bathroom. Going from floor to ceiling, not half-wall. Started installing with 4d box nails but I think they might pop out over time, and I'm having a hard time countersinking them properly (need a...
  10. Remodeling
    I have a 30x54 clawfoot tub. It needs to move to the garage while I retile the floor. The bathroom door is 30", and there is a wall about 32" directly outside the bathroom. Tub has to make a 90-degree turn to get to the garage. I need advice on how many guys I need to lift the tub, tip it...
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