DIY Wainscotting and Panels

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Hi all.....I'm bored without a build to build so I thought you might like some semi-tutorials! Not that I can teach you much but I might get some worthwhile tips from your answers so here goes!

Wainscotting and Wall panels seem to be currently popular so here is how I do mine.

Materials :- 1.5mm. Mount Card (Matt Board) and PVA Woodworkers Glue.

Tools :- Scalpel by Swann Morton (10a size), Mount Board Cutter.......brilliant little tool for 45% angle cuts

Pic 1 - Wainscotting

Pic 2 - Wall Panels

Pic 3 - Panelling for furniture

 

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Another cutting project.....same tools, same process to make a 'Tudor.......ish ceiling'

All you need is time!

Ceiling1-1.jpg

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Hmmmm dont think I am that talented to even try these.  Me n scalpel knives do not get along!  Your work is however amazing and the patience you have to do this is beyond me

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Wow!!!!  Thank you do much for sharing this.  I plan on doing more panels in the future so this is great.  

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4 minutes ago, Mini maniac said:

Wow!!!!  Thank you do much for sharing this.  I plan on doing more panels in the future so this is great.  

I'll dig up some examples of panels with chamfered edges.........and a decent mount board cutter doesn't break the bank!

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Wow is right.  Thank you so much for sharing.  Could you give us the make and model number of the mount board cutter you use?  I am thinking I need to invest in one of these for better angle cuts.

 

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2 minutes ago, MikeUK said:

I'll dig up some examples of panels with chamfered edges.........and a decent mount board cutter doesn't break the bank!

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2 minutes ago, MikeUK said:

I'll dig up some examples of panels with chamfered edges.........and a decent mount board cutter doesn't break the 

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Wow, not sure what happened there???  Sorry......anyway,  That would be great MikeUk.

Mount cutter.?? ....not sure if I have one or not.  I think hubs has one.  I will steal it.  

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21 minutes ago, 1martinimomma said:

Wow is right.  Thank you so much for sharing.  Could you give us the make and model number of the mount board cutter you use?  I am thinking I need to invest in one of these for better angle cuts.

 

 

12 minutes ago, Mini maniac said:

Wow, not sure what happened there???  Sorry......anyway,  That would be great MikeUk.

Mount cutter.?? ....not sure if I have one or not.  I think hubs has one.  I will steal it.  

Logan.......made in the USA........cost around £45 over here and with every penny..........the other pics are items made with this great tool.

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I just might have to get that for my next build.  Thanks Mike!

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The Beacon Hill is demanding wainscoting in the dining room and maybe throughout the ground floor. Thanks for sharing your expertise just when I need it. :) 

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Very cool Mike. Thanks for sharing. You have so much knowledge to share. Have you ever contributed to a miniature publication?

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I just bought a new tool box; I definitely have to make space for one of these

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Wow great post 

I am going to buy this and use it to make my kitchen 

defiantly need it for another build with lots of paneling. 

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Where was this when I was wainscotting my pub?  THANK YOU! Mike.

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Utterly wonderful and fantastic!  Exactly what I needed, when I needed it!  Thank you so much Mike!  I found one of these cutters on Ebay new and have managed to buy it with shipping for NZ$48 instead of the NZ$70 that a local online shop has them for.  YAY!  Of course it'll take a week or so to get here but that's fine.  Now, to go back and oogle those photos again....  :D 

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Thanks Mike!  How do you treat the mat board after the unit is prepared, to make it look like wood on the wainscoting?   Is it sealed and painted or stained or? 

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Mike, you make it look so effortless!  :D 

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1 hour ago, otterine said:

Mike, you make it look so effortless!  :D 

What I was thinking too! :D 

Thanks for sharing!

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Oh, thank you! I was thinking of doing wainscotting panels with mat board, and I have a mat cutter I picked up at a garage sale and never really used. I didn't know it could cut at an angle! Or I hope this one can, I'll have to look and see. Good inspiration!

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My mat board cutter turned up yesterday!  I have to say - there's a real nack to it and I haven't figured it quite yet!  Might take a bit of practise!

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