November 6, 2019

Driftwood Gray Shiplap Install

Ohh, ahhh! Showing off our Home Depot Wood Siding today and isn't it dreamy? [link] Is has been an amazing opportunity to sell thru Home Depot and I am excited to show off the finished goods!. Ready?


  • Dingewood Siding, Color: Driftwood Gray
  • Nails should be stainless steel, high tensile strength aluminum, or galvanized.
  • Stud finder 
  • Trim, if desired
  • Finishes: Installed wood may be top-coated with Weatherwood brand topcoats


1. Square Footage
First, determine the amount of lumber you will need. You will need to determine the square footage of your space by multiplying the length x width of your project, making sure to subtract for windows and doors.

2. Quantity
Next determine how much siding to purchase. Use the charts below to determine coverage on your Dingewood purchase.

3. Horizontal Application
In horizontal application, start at the bottom and work up, with the groove edges facing downwards. Leave a gap .5” at each wall to allow for expansion and contraction. Siding up to 6 inches wide can be blind nailed with one siding nail per bearing toe-nailed through the base of each tongue. See the drawing below.

4. Nails
Nails should be installed at an angle so they cannot work their way back out of the wood. Nails should be applied with enough force that they must penetrate 1-1/4 inches into solid wood and are flush with the wood.

5. Rows
Measure the length of the wall for your first row and install your first board. Butt the second board against the first and work across the wall, until the final piece of the first row. Make any necessary cuts for the last piece and install. Check every few rows that you are still parallel with the first row or the wall. To fill the wall exactly, it may be necessary to fit a board or two together loosely.

Download Instructions: Link

Isn't it dreamy? I am in love with the perfect warm gray and rustic farmhouse charm. If you've got questions, then I've got answers. Looking forward to seeing your projects at tomorrow's party.

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