Introducing the world’s first DIY Board and Batten Wainscoting kit! We love modern board and batten accent walls but have heard from our customers about the challenges of dealing with wainscoting panels, estimating material and endless cutting to get the updated look. Our wainscoting kit eliminates all of those pain points making installation a breeze!
Before we dive into what’s in the box, let’s talk about why you would want a board and batten wall.
Why Add a Board and Batten Wainscoting Accent Wall:
- Add visual interest and depth to your walls. Wainscoting can break up a large wall space and create a more visually interesting room. It can also add depth and dimension to a room, making it feel larger and more spacious.
- Update your home's style. Modern wainscoting like board and batten can be a great way to update your home's style without having to make major renovations. This dining room had a half wall with chair rail which was modernized and brightened using our wainscoting kit. Traditional chair rail or wainscoting is installed around 32” from the floor. Our board and batten design goes up to 57-3/4” adding height as illustrated by the dining room wainscoting.
- Add personality and character to your home. Our wainscoting kit can be installed as designed or easily tailored to fit your accent wall with a look that is uniquely your own.
Easy Board and Batten Wall Installation:
Sounds fun, right? So how did we make DIY board and batten easy to install? First we developed a design that heightened the traditional wainscoting look up to the top 2/3 of the wall, creating the modern board and batten wainscoting. Then we put together all of the wood pieces you need, cut them to size and boxed them up. Here’s the design and what is delivered straight to your door:
A 1 piece - ½” x 5-1/2” x 72” Poplar Board (Base)
B 1 piece - ½” x 3-1/2” x 72” Poplar Board (Header)
C 6 pieces - ¼” x 3-1/2” x 48” Poplar Board (Batten)
D 3 pieces - ¼” x 3-1/2” x 24” Poplar Board (Cross Pieces)
E 1 piece - ½” x 1-3/8” x 72” Poplar Base Shoe
F 1 piece - 9/16” x ¾” x 72” Poplar Shelf Edge
Each kit covers up to 6’ of wall and multiple kits can be connected to cover longer walls. We include instructions on how to install, change the design and connect more than one kit.
So now you can create the wainscoting accent wall of your dreams in just a day. Simply measure, nail, and paint or stain and enjoy a refreshed wall!