Here are tips on choosing materials and planning a layout for wainscoting.
Paint, stain or polyurethane is required to protect wainscot paneling.
There are many way to add wall paneling. Sturdy, interlocking boards give a more dimensional look than flat-plywood type paneling.
Here's a brief overview of how to install wainscot paneling.
Amy Matthews shows how to install the top rail of custom wainscoting.
A cherry-paneled wall acts as a masculine accent in this bedroom.