DIY: Dress Up Your Place with Tongue-and-Groove Woodwork

Here’s how ...

By Kurt Anderson
Published: December 17, 2010
Would you like to lighten up the interior of your cabin? The warm tones of tongue-and-groove woodwork can help you do just that.
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One of the easiest ways to naturally warm up your cabin’s interior is to install tongue-and-groove (T&G) woodwork. Available in a variety of wood types, T&G boards can be installed on walls, on ceilings, in saunas, or as wainscoting or an accent in a bar or entertainment area.

The best part? Since the boards can be placed over existing sheetrock, post-construction installation is as simple as during new construction. So you’re spared some of the re-work or work-around headaches associated with typical remodeling projects.

Installing T&G is really no more difficult than stacking Legos. However, a few tricks of the trade will help make your installation even easier.
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