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STEP 1: Calculate how much plywood youll need for your shiplap walls
Measure the height and length of the wall, and then multiply the measurements to determine how much plywood you’ll need. For example, a wall eight feet high and 10 feet long will require 80 square feet of plywood. A standard 4 X 8 sheet of plywood contains 32 square feet, so purchase three sheets. Don’t sweat the extra plywood: It’ll give you a little wiggle room in case you make a cutting error.
How do you make shiplap look seamless?
Fill Shiplap Seams With Caulk To create a seamless look, you’ll want to make sure any gaps and edges are filled in with caulk, just like you would fill in nail holes with wood filler when affixing shiplap. Caulking the edges will create clean lines and a finished look.
What nail gun do I use for shiplap?
A finish nailer or brad nailer is the easiest and most efficient tool to use when installing your new shiplap or tongue and groove. They can be purchased/rented relatively cheaply from your local hardware store, they’re lightweight, and are simple enough that a 12 year old can use them!Nov 21, 2020.
Do you stagger shiplap?
Staggering Shiplap Creates A Balanced Aesthetic When installing shiplap on a wall or ceiling that exceeds the length of your shiplap, you’ll need to butt boards together. Stagger the shiplap boards so that the end joints are spread out along the wall or ceiling randomly.
Shiplap to Tile Transition
There are a lot of options to cover where the tile meets shiplap.
You can use any trim with a flat back for this spot. For a modern look, consider using plain trim (like lattice wood).
In this bathroom, I used a more decorative trim for added detail.
STEP 18: Sand and touch up any nail holes with paint
Sand over any filled nail holes with 400-grit sandpaper after the spackle dries. All it takes is a light touch to smooth the surface, and then you can use a paintbrush to apply touch-up paint over the holes.Get a pro to do it for youReceive free, no-commitment estimates from licensed contractors near you. Find local pros +