wainscotting installed in a master bedroomAt HPO, you will find detailed step by step instructions for installing crown molding, diy wainscotting (decorators panels), basement finishing tips (in progress), and other popular home improvement projects. Most of the photos you see throughout the site are actual photos of my home at times when I've caught the project bug.

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wainscotting going up the staircase

I've put together a tutorial that can be used to transform any area of your house with cost effective decorators panels and wainscotting. With a steady hand, the right tools, and a little patience this projects can be conquered by the beginning do it yourselfer. Several hundred people have completed this project through the years and many have provided great feedback on the results.



Installing crown molding with a jig

I've installed quite a bit of crown molding through the years and have evaluated many methods. One thing that can greatly simiplify installation is using the right methods and tools for the job. Click the link to access one tutorial demonstrating an extremely simple method and jig for cutting crown molding and getting corners tight every time.



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