EP209: Wainscoting . . . the Gateway Project

SEGMENT 1: Baby Steps

Dan tells a story about stepping out of his comfort zone, which sparks a bigger conversation on the nature of comparison. We all need a reminder once in a while that good things take time. Our DIY dreams cannot happen overnight, but that doesn’t mean you should give up!

SEGMENT 2: Get Inspired!

Wainscoting has a long history and that might be why there’s so much variation in its design! This popular DIY project can have a huge impact and offers a lot of creative freedom. Which style of wainscoting is right for you?

SEGMENT 3: Wainscoting . . . the Gateway Project

In the last segment we listed all the reasons we think this project is so great from a design standpoint. Now we give you some practical advice on how to complete it yourself. This is a great project to build your toolbox and your skillset!

Tools You’ll Need:

  • Nailer
  • Chop Saw
  • Jig Saw
  • Stud Finder
  • Wood Filler
  • Caulk
  • Putty Knife
  • Sand Paper
  • Scuff-X Paint by Benjamin Moore
  • Paint Roller and Brush
  • Tape Measure
  • Level
  • Safety Glasses


SEGMENT 4: Mosquitos Beware

We are joined by Russ Plummer and Kyle Remmert from Mosquito Shield. If you fight with pesky mosquitos all summer long and are losing the battle, this could be the solution for you! Tune in to learn how it works and how you can save $50!

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