How to Stain/Paint an Oak Banister (the shortcut method…no sanding needed!)
Our house was built in 2000. I'm pretty sure that was right at the height of using orange oak for trim work, kitchen cupboards, and banisters.....because this house was FULL of it when we moved in. (Remember the kitchen we overhauled?? And the window trimming we changed? Oh, and the fireplace mantel and hearth we built? Yep lots of orange oak.) I actually like using natural wood pieces in my decor and have nothing against exposed wood. However, the orange-y stain that this house was…
Our $57 Board and Batten Tutorial (It's Surprisingly Easy!) | Young House Love
The simplest approach (with step by step pictures) to installing DIY board and batten molding so you can add architectural interest to any boring walls.