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Wainscot for a Window

A simple frame and panel with applied moldings gives an ordinary window an extraordinary appearance

Professional finish carpenter and frequent contributor Gary Striegler walks us through the process of building a simple wainscot panel for below a window. Sharing his techniques for frame-and-panel design, Gary provides detailed instruction and insight on panel-to-window proportion, materials, and tools, as well as final installation.

Wainscot for a Window

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