You can make carved platbands yourself. This work cannot be called simple, but it is doable if there is a desire to decorate your home with such an original decor..
On the market, finished carved platbands can cost from 1500 to 5500 thousand per running meter, in depending on the complexity of the thread and strip width.
Caring for carved platbands is easy – tint, if you decide to highlight them in this way, or treat with varnish or oil, if the natural wood grain remains.
Experts remind that in each Russian region has its own traditions associated with pattern of carved platbands. Therefore, when choosing such a decoration for the facade of your house, take an interest in history or take a closer look – what platbands decorate the windows of houses in neighboring village.