Monday, April 19, 2010

Wood question of the week!

1. What is the definition of paneling?

2. What was the original purpose of paneling?

a. Structural
b. Decoration
c. Insulation


1. Paneling is "a wall covering constructed from rigid or semi-rigid components". Traditional paneling materials are interlocking wood pieces, but paneling today exists in a wide variety of other materials. Recently, paneling has also become popular as a ceiling covering.

2. C, insulation. Paneling was originally developed to act as insulation to make the rooms of cold stone buildings more comfortable.