Pediment Pizzazz

Add interest to your entry using this fabric-covered board for a pediment.



Step 1: Measure the pediment, make a paper template of the desired shape, and use a utility knife to cut the shape out of insulation board (A).

Step 2: Cut a piece of outdoor fabric a few centimetres wider than the board on all sides. Cover the board with the fabric, and fold the excess fabric over the back of the board. Use a staple gun to secure the fabric to the back of the board (B). Attach the board to your home’s wood siding with small finishing nails or to vinyl siding with Velcro.

Estimated cost: $39*

Skill level: Beginner

Time Estimate: 1 hour

  • Utility knife
  • Ruler/straightedge
  • Scissors
  • Staple gun/staples
  • Hammer and finishing nails or Velcro
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  • 2″x2′x8′ [5.08 cm x 60.96 cm x 2.44 m] Styrofoam SMS (#268548)
  • Outdoor fabric of your choice
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