Step 1: You will need
Water based wallpaper glue.
Acrylic or latex paint, mahogany color.
Alcohol based dyes for wood in two different colors, one dark and one lighter (but darker than the mahogany paint).
Water based varnish.
‘No more nails’ adhesive, or nails if you can’t buy the adhesive in your country.
MDF 6 mm (1/4 in) thick, cut in 10cm (4 in) wide strips.
A piece of wood moulding (optional)
Pencil and paper for designing your panel.
Hammer (for the nails).
Four brushes: a big house painting brush, two medium size brushes one soft and one rough and a small brush.
Newspaper to reduce the mess.