Man caves can be converted from a basement, garage, spare room or even a whole house in the case of the terminal bachelor - a perfect area to kick back and hang with the family or just "the boys".
When contemplating man cave designs, you want to make sure that its walls reflect the cave dweller - rugged, masculine yet full of character. Man Caves, the hit show on the DIY Network featured products from Faux Panels in an episode following the creation of the "Shanghai Cave", a modern basement infused with a little old-world Asian charm with the help of artificial wood barnb oard paneling.
The walnut artificial wood panels were installed quickly and easily as wainscoting around the room, with faux wood trim added to create a polished looking transition to the top half of the wall. Even host Jason Cameron, a veteran contractor was whole-heartedly impressed with the panels' realistic look and fast installation. The man cave pictures below show the project from beginning installation to final result.
In addition to possessing a highly realistic look, each faux panel is composed of high-density polyurethane, a material that is hearty enough to last for years with little maintenance, yet lightweight enough to install yourself without professional (or a makeover show's) assistance. Faux panels are particularly conducive to being installed in a basement setting as their closed-cell structure keeps moisture out.
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