Look of Shiplap/Planked Walls Near Heat (Stove/Fireplace) - Use Hardi Plank Siding. It is composed of brick and cement and other similar materials (fiber cement siding) that make it fire resistant and non-combustible. USE THE BACK SIDE!! Along the front top edge there is lettering that is hidden when installed like siding. You want to flip it over and use the back.
Interior Trim Work Basics - All the trim basics-start to finish-plus a clever way to get those miters tight. We show you how to make crisp, sharp corners and tight joints when installing door trim, window trim and a three-piece baseboard. with a few basic carpentry tools and a little patience, you can trim out a room in a weekend. with a little practice you can master the two key trim techniques, mitering and coping.