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Avoiding grain reflectance problems when making bookmatched panels from woods such as walnut or mahogany.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #18 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 6
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #20 May-Jun 1991 pg. 4

Tip on simulating beadboard by gluing strips of dowel into dadoes cut into solid wood panels.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #95 Sep 2002 pg. 22

When and how to use furring strips.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1971 (v.49#5) pg. 16

Photo shows how 4x4 cedar blocks can be used to parquet a wall. Est. cost: $35.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 8

Photo shows how to create an accent wall from two pieces of plywood and a mirror. Pieces of plywood are cut into 2x8 ft. sections. Each section is grooved at a 45 degree angle to give the appearance of wood slats. The 2x8 ft. pieces are mounted to the wall to create a herringbone effect, with two pieces on each side of a floor-to-ceiling mirror. Est. cost: $66.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 66

Photo shows attractive bathroom wall made from 6" cedar lap siding. Est. cost: $55.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 29

How to create a colonial effect by covering damaged walls with paneling and then adding a chair rail and accent panels of molding.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1975 (v.53#10) pg. 59

Photo shows how Texture 1-11 exterior plywood can be used to panel a bathroom. Est. cost: $37.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 83

Photo shows how common wall paneling can be cut apart at the grooves and tacked to a white wall in strips with random spaces left between strips. Est. cost for two walls of an 8x10 bathroom: $30.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 86

How to install diagonal planking on the walls of a room.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1977 (v.55#9) pg. M18 (222+)

How to clean, finish, and install old barn siding in your home.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1980 (v.58#5) pg. M4

Quick cover-up for basement walls. How to install inexpensive papered panels.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1986 (v.64#10) pg. 184

Instant wainscots. (1) Companion wall coverings are accented by two narrow borders edged with molding at chair-rail height. (2) Matchstick bamboo blinds are mounted on the lower 3-feet of the wall and capped with baseboard molding. (3) Plate rail, made from crown molding, is mounted high on the wall and different shades of paint are used above and below the rail. (4) Bead board paneling is topped with a cap of 1x4 and bullnose molding.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 19

Add-on architecture. Facelifts for ordinary rooms. (1) Paneled wall effect is created with vertical 1x3 boards at 12" to 16" intervals, topped by a 1x4 trim board. (2) Embossed paper simulating tin squares is added to the ceiling and top of wall, down to a plate-rail molding. (3) Pilasters and mantel are used to create a false fireplace. (4) Shuttered mirror.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1997 (v.75#9) pg. 21

Decorating a hobby room. Includes instructions for making an indoor window box and picket fence wainscoting.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1999 (v.77#5) pg. 80

Wonderful wainscoting. A step-by-step guide to installing tongue and groove wall paneling.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 1998 (v.22#2) pg. 50

Installing prefabricated, traditional-looking frame-and-panel wainscoting made of MDF is illustrated in photos.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jun 2002 (v.25#8) pg. 58

Practical panelling pointers. Installation techniques to make dressing up a wall with panelling easier. Includes details on finishing joints and corners.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1980 (v.3#5) pg. 26

How to select and install solid wood wall panelling.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1982 (v.5#6) pg. 52

Paneling a ceiling. How to install 4x4-ft. plywood paneling and molding to give the appearance of a elegant frame-and-panel ceiling.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1983 (v.6#8) pg. 50

Techniques for covering your walls with solid wood paneling.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1985 (v.8#10) pg. 18

Wall-to-wall wainscoting. Advice on real or simulated wainscotting options.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1989 (v.12#6) pg. 18

Recommendations on the moisture content of wood to be used for wainscotting and on installation to allow for expansion and contraction.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1991 (v.14#8) pg. 15

Tip on using extra-wide loose splines to bridge the space between wall paneling, create a pleasing visual effect, and allow for seasonal expansion and contraction of the wood panels.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 10

Classic wainscotting. How to make and install your own vertical tongue-and-groove boards complete with cap molding chair rail and three-part baseboard trim.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 15

The carvings of old Burma. Part 1. Pierced panels. Includes several designs and carving tips.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1995 (v.42#3) pg. 22, 148

How to make raised-panel wainscoting.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1977 (v.8#1) pg. 48

Two designs for the typical "room end" of an 18th-century chamber or hall (living room). Molding and paneling details are shown.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Aug 1982 (v.13#4) pg. 58

How to apply pressed metal wainscoting.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 18 1979 (v.92#13) pg. 108, 144

Wonderful ways with walls. Tips on applying fabric, wallpaper, paneling, etc. to your walls.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 13 1981 (v.94#14) pg. 98

How to install simulated stone panels for interior walls.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #89 Dec 1965 (v.15#6) pg. 49

How to pick your prefinished paneling, plywood and hardboard paneling, moldings, grains, colors, etc. All you need to know about selection and installation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #94 Oct 1966 (v.16#5) pg. 33

What you ought to know about hardwood wall paneling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #107 Dec 1968 (v.18#6) pg. 36

How to relieve the space pinch in your house. Part 4. (1) Doorway framing, (2) hanging an accordion-fold door, (3) through-the-wall installation of an air conditioner, (4) insulating and paneling, (5) installing a suspended ceiling and (6) laying self-adhesive carpet tiles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #126 Apr 1971 (v.21#4) pg. 42

How to add lots of living space to your house and save $4,600. Part 2 includes the installation of paneling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #129 Sep 1971 (v.21#7) pg. 37

How to transform a dull room by adding wall paneling, an arch-framed mural, false stone panels and a filigree screen archway around a window.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #131 Dec 1971 (v.21#9) pg. 36

How to use red cedar shingles on an interior wall. Includes photos showing step-by-step installation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #157 Oct 1974 (v.24#8) pg. 36

How to use wall paneling to cover platforms built against a wall at varying heights. These 12" deep shelves can be used for display of art objects and plants.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #161 Feb 1975 (v.25#2) pg. 34

How to measure, cut, fit, and install Masonite wall panels.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #165 Aug 1975 (v.25#6) pg. 38

How to wainscot a room using a Marlite wainscot kit.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #167 Oct 1975 (v.25#8) pg. 44

Guidelines on selecting paneling to create an accent wall, a summary of the types of paneling available, and step-by-step instructions on how to install paneling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #186 Jan 1978 (v.28#1) pg. 16

Three pages of photos show some interesting ways to create a unique atmosphere with paneling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #201 Sep 1979 (v.29#7) pg. 92

How to use wainscoting as a wall decorating technique. Instructions for installing paneling as wainscoting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #203 Nov 1979 (v.29#9) pg. 65

How to hang 2" scored paneling diagonally.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #206 Feb 1980 (v.30#2) pg. 90

Tip: How to keep paneling joints from showing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #206 Feb 1980 (v.30#2) pg. 108

Tip: Use pointed bolts to precisely locate cutouts in paneling or wallboard for switch or receptical boxes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #220 Jul-Aug 1981 (v.31#6) pg. 108

How to design a parquet wall. Includes instruction for making your own wood parquet tile blocks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #221 Sep 1981 (v.31#7) pg. 76

Tip: Make a repair in tongue and groove wall coverings by cutting matching grooves into a piece of plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 132

Tip: Use liquid shoe polish to conceal wood paneling joints.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #245 Jan 1984 (v.34#1) pg. 87

Six ways to bring style to walls. Includes installing tambour paneling, cedar shingles, and decorative borders.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #253 Nov 1984 (v.34#9) pg. 59

How to install frame-and-board paneling as found in the great halls of English mansions. Included in an article on building a two-story room addition.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #272 Oct 1986 (v.36#8) pg. 23

Smart bathroom makeover. How one family turned their bathroom into a personal space. Photos show how tongue-and-groove redwood paneling was applied to ceiling and walls.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #282 Oct 1987 (v.37#8) pg. 31

Dress up a room with wainscoting. Use stock lumber and this step-by-step approach.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #290 Jul-Aug 1988 (v.38#6) pg. 44

Tip on preparing old wood paneling to be painted.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #293 Nov-Dec 1988 (v.38#9) pg. 9

Wood interiors. Two practical ways to turn a dull room into a showpiece using wood paneling. (1) Formal oak paneling. (2) Country tongue-and-groove pine paneling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #303 Nov-Dec 1989 (v.39#10) pg. 29

Painting wood paneling. How to salvage dreary wood paneling by sanding, priming and painting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 68

Paneling. Tip for installing wall paneling better, faster and easier.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #310 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.40#7) pg. 62

Wood ceiling. How to install 1x6 tongue-and-groove solid wood paneling on a ceiling and add recessed lighting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #313 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 40

Table saws, beyond the basic cuts. How to cut tapers, raised panels, a straight edge, repetitive cross cuts and cross cuts on wide boards.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #317 Apr 1991 (v.41#4) pg. 6

Classic wood walls. How to build and install wood wainscoting and full wood paneling. Uses plywood with boards and moldings applied over it.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 38

Dining room wainscoting. Describes how to lay out and size panels. Medium density fiberboard is used for the backer panels, raised panels, stiles and rails. Maple or birch is used for moldings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #365 Feb 1996 (v.46#2) pg. 36

Understanding and using interior trim. Discusses casing, baseboard, chair rails, wainscoting, cove and crown moldings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 25

How to replace one or more boards in tongue-and-groove paneling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #373 Nov 1996 (v.46#10) pg. 13

Wainscoting is crafted with stock 1x4s, moldings, and faux stone.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #393 Nov 1998 (v.48#10) pg. 42

Tips for improving the appearance of birch veneer paneling which has been stained, but has a very nondescript appearance after 12 years.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #5 Oct-Nov 1981 pg. 10

Improved V-groove for the board ends of paneling. Use a scarf joint plus a leading edge chamfer to give the appearance of a V-groove, but conceals the gap between boards better than the butt joint method.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 12

Using random-fitted board design for wall paneling and cabinets transforms this kitchen into a pleasant workspace.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 68

How to construct and install traditional raised-panel wainscot. Requires only a table saw and router.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #19 Feb-Mar 1984 pg. 50

Tips on installing weathered barn boards as wainscoting.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #22 Aug-Sep 1984 pg. 14

Greene and Greene revival. How a barn was converted into a bungalow. Includes details of unique wainscot, plate rail, door casing, and kitchen cabinets.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #22 Aug-Sep 1984 pg. 54

Raised-panel wainscot is made less expensive by using drywall for the panels. Suitable when wainscot will be painted. This technique lowers the installed cost from $25 to $5 per square foot.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #26 Apr-May 1985 pg. 4

Trimming out the main house. A look at the molding and paneling styles being used in the Victorian-style headquarters of George Lucas.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #31 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 44

A cherry-paneled ceiling. Deep coves and patterned veneers adorn the ceiling of an elegant den.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #56 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 74

Simple raised-panel wainscoting that does not require any routing or shaping.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #82 Jun-Jul 1993 pg. 14

Raised paneling made easy. A combination of built-up moldings and layers of plywood duplicates a traditional frame-and-panel curved wall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #95 Apr-May 1995 pg. 90

Installing elegant wainscot paneling. This three-part system is fast to install, flexible in design, and practically unaffected by changes in humidity.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #105 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 52
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #107 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 6

Paneled doors and walls. Colonial workmen relied on the right wood planes to shape the profiles on panels, rails and stiles. A review of the planes and the techniques used.
FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 84

Suggested finish for cypress paneling.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 14

Wall paneling. General application and design principles for fabricating and installing frame-and-panel wainscot and paneling. Includes details on Georgian-style paneling, top treatments, window treatment, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #66 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 76

Tips on installing random-thickness beech paneling strips.
FINE WOODWORKING #72 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 16

Combine solid-wood edges with plywood to produce large fielded panels for Georgian wainscotting.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 10

How to make a basic parchment-fold panel, the simplest form of linenfold carving. This was developed by medieval Gothic joiners to decorate the panels of doors, cabinets, and wainscoting.
FINE WOODWORKING #136 May-Jun 1999 pg. 100

How to install solid wood paneling.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1978 (v.2#5) pg. 52

Cleaning natural wood paneling and cabinets.
HANDY ANDY Sep 1979 (v.3#10) pg. 34

How to panel with plywood. Covers subwall preparation, layout, and installation.
HANDY ANDY Oct 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 36

Working with decorative wall paneling. Tips on installing wainscotting and other paneling material using panel adhesive.
HOME MECHANIX #717 Jan 1988 (v.84) pg. 36

Wainscot your walls. Several styles of wainscot detailed, including perforated panel, vinyl-covered panel, raised panel, lattice panel, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #726 Oct 1988 (v.84) pg. 48

Tileboard. Advice on selection, applications, and installation of a wall paneling material that looks like ceramic tile.
HOME MECHANIX #760 Nov 1991 (v.87) pg. 46

Wainscots. Quick and clever ways to create a classic wall treatment. (1) Pressed-metal sheets. (2) Raised-panel gypsum wallboard. (3) Oak-veneer library panels. (4) Pine-plank wainscot kit. (5) Plywood paneling.
HOME MECHANIX #771 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.88) pg. 37

Custom paneling. How to create 3 classic looks for walls. (1) Traditional library-panel effect combines plywood with moldings. (2) Chevron pattern utilizes solid-wood tongue-and-groove planks. (3) Victorian paneling combines horizontal and vertical beaded boards.
HOME MECHANIX #779 Oct 1993 (v.89) pg. 68

Removing wallpaper, paneling and other subborn coverings.
HOME MECHANIX #795 May 1995 (v.91) pg. 12

Wainscoting treatments for walls. Three styles shown (tongue-and-groove, lattice, molding). Other techniques discussed.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1987 (v.12#7) pg. 26

Whole-house wall repair. Quick fixes for drywall, plaster, wallpaper and paneling. A companion guide to accompany the PBS television series "Hometime".
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 65

Perfect paneling. How to install prefinished wall paneling. How to prepare the wall, put up panels, and install moldings.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1988 (v.13#8) pg. 54

How to use paneling as an accent.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1981 (v.6#6) pg. 55

Basic carpenty. Part 7. How to hang prefinished paneling on plaster walls, gypsum walls, masonry walls, and stud walls.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 78

How to install knotty pine walls.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #429 Feb 1964 (v.60) pg. 102

Make your own flush doors. Complete a wood paneling job by building flush doors which match the walls.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #473 Oct 1967 (v.63) pg. 142

How to repanel a room by applying new paneling over the old.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #535 Dec 1972 (v.68) pg. 102

Use tongue-and-groove lumber as wall paneling material. How to estimate the amount needed and instructions for installing.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #576 May 1976 (v.72) pg. 24

How to install plywood paneling is shown in 24 step-by-step photos.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #582 Nov 1976 (v.72) pg. 62

How to refinish knotty pine paneling with a five-step finish of paint and glaze.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #585 Feb 1977 (v.73) pg. 88

How to panel a wall with contrasting accent strips. Instructions for making a scale drawing of a pattern and for careful cutting and fitting of pattern pieces.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #587 Apr 1977 (v.73) pg. 74

How to match-panel a door or drawers so they blend in with paneled walls.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #589 Jun 1977 (v.73) pg. 38

Step-by-step installation of cedar shingles to an interior wall is described in a series of photos.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #595 Dec 1977 (v.73) pg. 116

How to panel a room using cedar strips installed at a 45-degree angle. Est. cost: $10-$15 for 33 sq.ft.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #601 Jun 1978 (v.74) pg. 90

A new twist for wall paneling. Install the bottom of the wall (wainscoting) with grooves running vertically, and the top of the wall with the grooves running horizontally. Use molding to separate.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #607 Dec 1978 (v.74) pg. 78

Panel walls with tongue-and-groove clear-grade lumber. Run it horizontally, vertically or diaganolly to achieve various effects.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #642 Nov 1981 (v.77) pg. 52

Renovation article includes dimensions for various simple cabinets. Including a platform bed, wall cabinet with sliding doors, kitchen counter with many small drawers, kitchen pantry, pivoting screens and panel walls.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 64

Five low-cost decorating ideas. (1) Create a paneled look with molding. (2) Make wood look like marble. (3) Build an eye-catching cornice treatment. (4) Build homemade panel doors for your cabinets. The removable panels can be wallpapered, wrapped, or painted to match room decor. (5) Add mirrors to stair risers to create the illusion of no risers at all. This trick visually enlarges small foyers.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #678 Oct 1984 (v.80) pg. 54

Two ways to wainscot. (1) Formal, raised-panel wainscot. (2) Functional, beaded-strip wainscot. Includes a homemade roller jig and fence for cutting raised-panel bevels on a table saw.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #115 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 66

The Colonial touch. Photos illustrate how stock moldings and pine lumber can be used to add decorative touches to a room. Ideas include plate rail, chair rail, pine paneling, etc.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1982 (v.3#8) pg. 86

How to install tongue-and-groove wainscoting in a hallway.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1985 (v.6#9) pg. 50

How to install paneling on cinder block or masonry basement walls.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1986 (v.7#1) pg. 72
Correction NEW SHELTER Apr 1986 (v.7#4) pg. 88

Remedies for "dark, ugly" woodwork. How to clean and revive woodwork and paneling made of walnut, mahogany and oak with less effort than stripping and refinishing.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1976 (v.4#9) pg. 5

Creating a Victorian hallway. Involves graining, stenciling, wainscotting, and glazing.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1976 (v.4#11) pg. 1

How to make a wainscot. Top quality walnut veneer plywood and solid walnut custom-milled moldings are used to replicate an 1883 wainscot.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 29

Description of how to construct an inexpensive wainscot from plywood, pine and molding.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1978 (v.6#6) pg. 68

Woodwork repairs. How to remedy all the problems revealed when woodwork is stripped to prepare it for a clear finish. (1). Open joints. (2) Cracks and checks. (3) Warpage. (4) Damaged veneer. (5) Mismatched or missing pieces. (6) Scratches, gouges and dents. (7) Stains and discolorations.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1987 (v.15#3) pg. 32

Tip: Wainscot made from salvaged five-panel doors.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1987 (v.15#5) pg. 58

Wainscot construction and repair details.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.18#1) pg. 30

Beaded boards. A history of this well-known interior finish with advice on restoration.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1993 (v.21#2) pg. 45

Build up wall covering of lumber, plywood and molding that is more elegant than plain wood paneling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1967 (v.127#2) pg. 145

Applying paneling to a recessed-panel type door to compliment the walls of a paneled room.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1968 (v.130#3) pg. 132

Decorate walls with scraps of leftover paneling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1970 (v.133#6) pg. 160

How to work with plywood paneling. Includes instructions on preparing, fitting and cutting panels; working with furring strips; and making box cutouts for electrical wiring.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1975 (v.143#5) pg. 88

Make your own rough-sawn barn siding. Instructions for building a table saw blade setting jig to rip textured wood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1979 (v.151#1) pg. 99

Great ways to use airy, elegant latticework. (1) Deck enclosure with arched windows. (2) Window shutters and wall panels. (3) Patio bar. (4) Door and window treatments.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1980 (v.153#6) pg. 102

How to remove tongue-and-groove lumber from a wall or floor without ruining adjacent boards.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1981 (v.155#6) pg. 24

How to panel walls with tongue-and-groove knotty pine lumber.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 116

How to add wainscoting to a wall.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1984 (v.161#6) pg. 80

How to install solid wood paneling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1987 (v.164#1) pg. 123

How to fabricate and install a redwood wall paneling system which incorporates movable, wall-hung shelving units.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1987 (v.164#4) pg. 112

Installing prefinished hardwood flooring on walls and ceilings. Included in a SPECIAL SECTION on bathroom remodeling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1989 (v.166#4) pg. 124

How to make and install frame-and-panel wainscoting.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1996 (v.173#4) pg. 112

A seventeen-page guide to wood paneling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1964 (v.184#3) pg. 118

Make your own 1" thick wall paneling from sheathing-grade lumber. Do the edge milling on a table or radial arm saw. Cuts paneling costs in half.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1966 (v.188#3) pg. 170

A guide to the selection of prefinished plywood paneling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1968 (v.192#6) pg. 163

How to glue tongue-and-groove paneling to almost any wall without the need for furring strips.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1968 (v.193#4) pg. 156

Eliminate waste when installing paneling by ripping leftovers into strips for use on stairway walls and other irregular places.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1971 (v.198#5) pg. 124

Cover a hot water radiator with scraps of paneling so it matches a paneled room.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1971 (v.199#3) pg. 110

Simple wooden jig for accurate parallel installation of wood furring strips prior to installing ceiling tiles or plywood paneling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1972 (v.200#4) pg. 126

Simple adjustable device allows you to find an existing electrical outlet after you have covered it with new paneling or wallboard.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1973 (v.202#5) pg. 134

Template with sharp points in the corners is placed over an electrical outlet to help locate the postion where paneling should be cut out in order to fit exactly over the receptical.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1974 (v.204#2) pg. 134

Transform any room in your home with customized paneling. Here are some unique ideas for installing pre-finished paneling to give a room a truly custom look.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1975 (v.206#1) pg. 88, 92

How to install paneling prefinished to resemble elegant wallpaper or other non-wood grain wall finishes.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1976 (v.208#1) pg. 92

Tips on installing wainscot paneling.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1976 (v.208#5) pg. 122

Photos show how to panel a wall with tongue-and-groove western red cedar installed at a 45-degree angle.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1977 (v.210#2) pg. 114

How to stretch paneling to make it cover walls that are over 8-ft. tall.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1979 (v.214#4) pg. 104

Ideas and construction tips for using exterior siding indoors. Sketches show vertical, horizontal and diagonal installation.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1979 (v.215#3) pg. 104

How to install woodstripe pattern paneling in a herringbone pattern.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1979 (v.215#3) pg. 117

Strip paneling. Comparison table shows what is available and typical costs. Includes tips on installing strip paneling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1985 (v.226#1) pg. 76

Hang a hardwood ceiling. Tips on installing "Woodtech" ceiling panels that slip into a concealed steel grid. Can also be used for wainscoting.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1987 (v.230#3) pg. 88

Paneling in unexpected places. Plywood paneling isn't just wall covering. You can built with it, use it to face your lumber-framed projects, add architectural details, etc. Some tips.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1987 (v.230#4) pg. 72

Tips on preparing old wall paneling to be painted over.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1987 (v.2#5) pg. 19

Tip on removing soot stains from wood paneling.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.2#6) pg. 77

Beyond paint and wallpaper, a survey of permanent wall coverings, their costs and installation requirements. Describes sheet paneling, board paneling, decorative metal panels, and manufactured stone.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #808 Sep 1996 (v.92) pg. 66

Sensational ceiling. Spruce up a blank, boring ceiling by covering it with beadboard or plank paneling (commonly used as wainscoting) and edging with crown molding.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #821 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.93) pg. 34

Tip on hiding the seam between sheets of paneling using a paint stripe.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #833 Mar 1999 (v.95) pg. 18

How to apply tongue-and-groove cedar boards horizontally to cover a wall.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 24 1978 (v.41#9) pg. 113, 198

Two special wall treatments to create. (1) How to cover a wall with tongue-and-groove spruce on a diagonal. (2) How to build a semicircular wall to run off the end of an existing wall.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 20 1979 (v.42#6) pg. 96, 110

Elegant wall from damaged paneling. Cut damaged wood paneling into strips, discard bad strips, and mix various colors on the same wall. Est. cost: $30 for an 8'x12' wall.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 15 1982 (v.45#11) pg. 87, 152

Rustic cedar shingles create dramatic new wall surface. Est. cost: $25 for a 6'x8' wall.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 15 1982 (v.45#11) pg. 87, 152

How to sight through a pinhole to check the surface of a panel for twists or warps.
WOOD MAGAZINE #102 Winter 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 24

How to glue up a perfect panel from straight, flat stock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #127 Oct 2000 (v.17#7) pg. 43

Installing traditional Arts & Crafts style wall paneling.
WOOD MAGAZINE #132 Apr 2001 (v.18#3) pg. 52

Use a chamfered groove and a length of dowel to simulate a beaded-board look in paneling.
WOOD MAGAZINE #145 Nov 2002 (v.19#7) pg. 36

Smoothing glued-up panels. Both hand scraping and belt sanding techniques are described.
WOODSMITH #90 Dec 1993 (v.15) pg. 18

Curved woodwork. Part 1. Tips on both fabricating and working with curved surfaces. Looks at circular columns, curved paneling, and the edges of curved table tops.
WOODWORKER #1014 May 1978 (v.82) pg. 217

Curved woodwork. Part 2.
WOODWORKER #1015 Jun 1978 (v.82) pg. 277

Tips on finishing veneered wall panels to give them the "yellow" look of aged wood.
WOODWORKER #1034 Jan 1980 (v.84) pg. 56

Tips on producing a "weathered" finish on oak paneling.
WOODWORKER #1107 Feb 1986 (v.90#2) pg. 101

Tips on refinishing oak paneling.
WOODWORKER #1112 Jul 1986 (v.90#7) pg. 537

How to clean and revive old oak paneling.
WOODWORKER #1117 Dec 1986 (v.90#12) pg. 1073

Using a radial arm saw to cut a raised panel with a curve in the top and bottom edges.
WOODWORKER Mar 1992 (v.96#3) pg. 79

Fielded panels. How to use hand planes and simple jigs to fabricate (1) a bevel fielded panel and (2) a bevel and step fielded panel.
WOODWORKER Jun 1993 (v.97#6) pg. 70

How to custom-finish an A-frame vacation home. Article includes detailed instructions for installation of prefinished hardboard planking on the walls, plus plans for a snack bar and built-in sofa bed.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1971 (v.27#1) pg. 28

How to repair scratches, nicks and dents in wall paneling.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1976 (v.32#3) pg. 16

How to panel economically. Shortcuts that will make your installation look more professional and result in less waste.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1976 (v.32#5) pg. 58

Long and narrow pieces of paneling can be framed with molding and attached at regular intervals on a blank wall with just a few small nails. Good for decorating where permanent wall decoration is not allowed (such as rental property) because they can be easily removed.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1977 (v.33#1) pg. 82

How to install paneling on a wall in a grooved frame so it can be removed or changed easily. Can also be used for a partition.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1977 (v.33#5) pg. 58

How to panel a room.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1977 (v.33#5) pg. 78

Make raised-panel wainscoting from stock moldings and plywood.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 16

Panel an interior wall with "Fancy Cut" cedar shingles.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1982 (v.38#4) pg. 32

Tip: How to locate electric outlets when installing paneling over existing outlets.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1982 (v.38#6) pg. 17

Tips on restoring appearance of wood and veneer paneling.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1985 (v.41#6) pg. 54