Tips & Tricks mywoodwall
Here are a few tips and tricks to give you that leg up on How-To install your mywoodwall paneling. The most important aspect to your install is to have fun, take your time, and be proud of how your project finishes out.
It is essential to have extra tape to make sure your project goes up smooth and secure. Often times when you make cuts you will remove one of the tape points. You will need to add a piece of Tesa tape to ensure proper installations is met. Each box of DIY mywoodwall comes with 3 extra pieces of tape. That may be enough, but it is never a bad idea to just have a roll of Tesa Tape in the garage or kitchen junk drawer.
Use a roll of duct tape and a small handle to create a faux roller that will get the job done.
Use Needle Nose Pliers to pinch the tape backing and quickly peel. Great for those with no fingernails who need that little help.
- Mark your cut line with a V. The point of the V should be your precise measurement mark
- Grab your speed square and draw your cut line
- Slide the speed square over and line up the saw blade to cut precisely on your line. Make sure the circular saw guide is firmly against the Speed square and that you hold the board, square and saw firmly as you engage forward with the cut.
- Whalah you should have as straight of a line as a chop saw. You can do this for angles, strait cuts, and other trick cuts that your project may require.
Mix and Match different panels of color and grain to your liking. Be selective, if you don’t like certain pieces use them in less visible areas. The product is natural wood that has been hand crafted and hand finished, making each piece unique and unlike any other piece.
After you determine the location of your reference line when drawing your reference line
Reference Line Tips
When determining your reference line position make sure you consider where you want full panels on the top, bottom, and/or sides.
If done correctly you will eliminate cuts and speed up the install.
Make sure you knock down any bumps or imperfections to be as flat as possible. If you have a textured wall, you may want to lightly sand the surface to enhance the adhesive bond zone
Clean the wall with luke warm water to ensure it is dust free.