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A & C Living room make over #3: Wainscot

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Blog entry by Greg Salata posted 2361 days ago 2318 reads 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: The project keeps growing Part 3 of A & C Living room make over series Part 4: Wainscot chapter 2 »

Next phase of the room is the wainscoting.
We chose an A&C style from books we had seen. This will include a plate rail as well.
We have also installed push button light switches.

Of course the outlets in the room had to be changed from white to brown also.

Back to the shop dimensioning lumber.

dimensioning lumber

After a test section was made up, it was set in place for final review.

A few more adjustments and finish and then it is back to the house again.

This is just leaning in place at this point.

Additional base has to still be made.

That white door is hideous!
Looks like I see another project on the horizon.

Now that the final version has been approved it is time to start making progress in the shop.
All walls are measured and cut lists made up.
All pieces are rough cut and numbered so I can find them as needed.

A little overzealous with the planer…..........



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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 2361 days ago

Many red x’s, you might want to check the pics

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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Greg Salata

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#2 posted 2361 days ago

Hope that fixed it.

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2361 days ago

oh my – how lovely!

you’re right, the door needs some pampering :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Mario

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#4 posted 2361 days ago

Cool. Now that is a load of sawdust!! keep the pics comming.

-- Hope Never fails

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2361 days ago

Great job. I, for one, do not believe that you can put too much wood in a room. Wood gives a room such a warm feeling, besides its sheer beauty. The door does stick out. If this were my house it would have to go.

I am really enjoying this remodel. What are you going to do when this runs out?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#6 posted 2361 days ago

I’ve done that with the dust collector before. What a mess!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Grant Davis

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#7 posted 2361 days ago

Yes it did and the workmanship looks great.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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John's Woodshop

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#8 posted 2360 days ago

Greg,

That is awesome! Great Job!

John

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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rikkor

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#9 posted 2360 days ago

Very nice. Might be a good time to buy a hamster—lots of bedding.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 1751 days ago

Man thats a lot of oak.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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