The Timberchic Peel and Stick Wall Applique Panels in Driftwood provide a unique way of decorating with actual wood planks. The box contains varied plank lengths for total square footage of 20 sq. ft; for my box the sizes of the planks ranged as follows: 4 - 42", 3 - 30", 3 - 26", 3 - 24", 4 - 18", 3 - 16", and 5 - 12". The planks were also heavily scented like pine or the like forest smell, a smell I enjoyed in the area where the planks were stored to become acclimated to the indoor climate; for those who are scent adverse, the smell isn't as strong after a few weeks. There are stickers provided to cover the knot holes where the adhesive strip is visible. These planks do adhere quite well to the wall, especially hi-gloss painted walls; likewise they do require a bit of work to re-position them on the wall if a mistake occurs. Lastly, the wall planks are easy to cut with a jigsaw; I would recommend making the cuts on the backside to lessen the chance of jagged edges on the front face of the plank.
Pros: Easy to Install, High Quality of Material, Light Weight
The product comes precut in various lengths in the order. It is easy to assemble with self adhesive strips on the back. Be warned once it is placed it is secure and can't be adjusted. I like the rustic look to it and have initially used it for my range backdrop.
There are more knots in the veneer than I would like. However, the box does come with dark colored circles that you add to the back. I wanted a driftwood effect as advertised but the coloring differed quite a bit between each sheets. The veneer strips are capable of being cut with a good saw. I used a marker to darken the ends of each piece so the blond color did not show through on the ends.
I recommend this product keeping in mind the color variances and the knots. My home has a Florida beach motif so it works with the decor and my granite countertops and stove.
Pros: Alternative for Real Wood, Easy to Install, Light Weight, Seals Well
Not only is this a great looking product, but it's a pretty ingenious ecco salvage product as well. Their website and Home Depot have the video showing this company hard at work finding the reclaimed logs/wood that the pull out of the water near logging sites where it would be well established that the logs would be where they are looking. They even have a special barge set up to store the logs as they come out of the water. And since the logging barges can't function if there is too much spillage into their channels, getting this lost lumber out of their way is needed, so I find it awesome that somebody figured out how to do something pretty smart with the lumber!
The product itself is super easy to install. But consumers must be patient, because it is highly suggested that we wait a minimum of 48 hours to install the product as it acclimates to the indoor temps where it will be installed.
We had just gotten finished redoing my husbands walk in closet and the finishing touch was to create a "hall tree" where he could have a shelf and a set of some coat hooks, and a bench. The beautiful wooden wall planks were a PERFECT way to create this look!
We really liked that they had multiple different sizes to use. In our case, the longest boards were too long, so we started with the next size down, and went from there. The longest board were cut down to allow them to fit into the flow of randomness in our application. Pay close attention to those knot holes! When you get a board that has any holes, place it up on the wall with the adhesive backing cover still attached. Then take a pencil and draw where the hold will be once it is hung. This is where the black stickers that came with the product come into play. Just place a half of the sticker on smaller holes, or use the whole thing for bigger ones. And yes, you will need them - unless of course your walls are darker than the planking.
We had fairly flat walls and the product planks went on smooth, and stayed on smooth. There was zero lifting or bulging. All in all its a beautiful product!
Pros: Easy to Install, High Quality of Material, Light Weight, Multi Use, Stylish, real reclaimed wood - eco friendly
I made a mistake when I ordered this product. I thought it was like wallpaper and didn't realize that it was actual wood. I'm happy I made this mistake. It is a much nicer option than wallpaper.
It comes in different size boards that are easy to cut with a miter saw. Everything is easily explained in the instructions. There are black stickers that go behind the wood knot holes. There was no problems installing. Great for an accent wall.