How to Make a Wood Quilt

Posted by in Home Improvement Tips, on April 5, 2016

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This Old House editors mix waxed, stained, and milk-painted boards to create a wood quilt for a front porch entry. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

Shopping list for How to Make a Wood Quilt:
– 1/2-inch plywood
– 3/16-inch lauan
– 5/16-inch tongue-and-groove paneling (we used spruce, western red cedar, and eastern red cedar)
– 3/4-inch shelf-edge trim
– Panel adhesive
– Minwax stain in Walnut
– 1-inch brads
– Miss Mustardseed milk paint in Tricycle, Linen, and Flow Blue Wax

Tools for How to Make a Wood Quilt:
– Circular saw
– Miter saw
– Brad nailer
– Pencil
– Straightedge
– Chip brush
– Rags

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