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Faux Tudor Panel. For those who love it but can’t afford it.

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So you like Tudor paneling but can’t afford it? Here is the solution: just fake it!

Step 1: You will need

You will
need:

A wall.

Measure tape.

Kraft paper.

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.

Box cuter.

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.

 
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Really nice job! I love tricks like this!

Thank you so much. As soon as a have some time I'll make an instructable for the faux wood paint.