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asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd June, 2020

Is beadboard and wainscoting the same thing?

Beadboard. Wainscoting is a broader term referring to decorative paneling used for centuries as: a) a wall accent; b) insulation and; c) to prevent (and cover up) damage to walls. It typically is made of wood, and covers the lower three or four feet of an interior wall.

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Just so, what is the difference between paneling and wainscoting?

First, the difference between "panel molding" and "wainscoting." Wainscoting is a TYPE of panel molding and it signifies a decorative wooden treatment that is usually at chair rail height (approximately 32″ above the floor) or below. Wainscoting is usually a complete piece of paneling (usually wood).

Also, what is the difference between shiplap and beadboard? Unlike beadboard and V-groove, which are connected via tongue and groove, shiplap boards are joined with an overlapping “rabbet” joint, which usually creates a 90 degree-angled gap in between the boards. (I say, “usually,” because just to confuse things, there is V-groove shiplap with a beveled edge.)

Consequently, is beadboard in style?

Beadboard is a traditional style of wall paneling that is made of evenly spaced interlocking tongue and groove wood elements. Today, it is installed as a decorative feature to walls, ceiling, cabinetry and even furniture to add an antique cottage look. It's also available in premade sheets or even wallpaper.

What is beadboard?

Beadboard is a type of wall board originally made out of individual pieces of wood that locked together in a tongue and groove fitting. The boards were installed vertically around the room, typically as wainscoting.

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