Get your chair rail right


In case you missed it, revisiting a comprehensive article on chair rail installation Brent Hull did for It goes over how to set up proper classical proportion in a room and reviews some of the most common chair rail mistakes. See the full article at Also check out Brent’s book, Building a Timeless House in an Instant Age; a must read for anyone looking to incorporate classical design and implement the fine art of traditional building into their home.

above: Colonial Revival Backband used to terminate a deeper chair rail.

below: A Katz video on how to set up proper proportion.

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