Learn about the different types of wainscoting. Click the links below.
The Raised panel style traces its origins back to 17th century
England. An example of raised panel wainscot is shown below.
Note the beveled effect on the box edges.
Originating in the European Colonial period, this style of wainscot application is particularly appealing when used in the following revival styles: Colonial, Queen Anne, Georgian, Federalist, Shingle Style and various other
Raised panel wainscoting is mostly seen in formal home environments such as living rooms, dining rooms, foyers, home offices and private dens, studies or libraries. This style was often used in Colonial times for other applications such as doors, kitchen cabinets, shutters and garage doors.
Some manufacturers provide raised panel wainscoting sets. Below is a list:
See different applications of wainscoting in the gallery.