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This quantity indicates DIY householders the information and strategies execs use to get attractive precision while fitting crown moldings, chair rails, paneling, and window & door millwork. It’s a ebook for the intense DIYer seeking to raise his or her handiwork from the area of easy competence to wonderful craftwork. The accompanying DVD video contains six key trimwork tasks, together with the tough technique of measuring, slicing and becoming mitered sprung-cove moldings round a ceiling, in addition to the complete print version of the publication in digital form.

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To help you choose a style, start with the feeling that you are trying to achieve in the room. The simplistic nature of Arts & Crafts may be relaxing to you, or maybe you find it boorish and unappealing. neoclassical style may create a formal appearance for a dining room or den. It is possible that maintaining the existing style of your home is important to you. Or perhaps you would prefer to change the style in an individual room to make it more relaxed than the rest of your home. Whatever the case is, keep in mind there are no rules written in stone that state what you can and cannot do.

Wide pieces of trim, such as crown molding, were made in woodworking shops where large planes were pulled by apprentices under the guidance of master artisans. Depending on the size and style of a building, molding could be used to ornament almost all the interior architectural elements. By the late 1850s, planing machines had been developed to produce molding on a large scale, at a much lower cost than custom handmade molding. This made elaborate and sophisticated ornamentation available to all who wanted it in their homes.

Trim pieces are added to the installation, working back and forth around the room in both directions back toward the entry. The added trim is coped at all inside corners and mitered at outside corners. All window and door casings should be installed before any horizontal molding that will butt into it. When running cope joints, install all the butt-to-butt walls first and then the cope-to-outside-corners. On occasion, a cope-to-cope may need to be cut and installed. If the molding has any significant thickness at the top, measure from the face of the moldings rather than the face of the wall.

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