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Old 09-02-2012, 08:18 AM   #1
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we have base and shoe molding around several opening in our home, we want to add trim around the openings, is there a way to do this with out removing the base molding?

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Old 09-02-2012, 08:33 AM   #2
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Yep----you need a Multi-tool---they allow you to make small,accurate cuts --like removing unneeded sections of trim.

I have a Harbor Freight one---the better of the two that they sell.

Tough tool and the blades are cheaper than any other brand that I have seen.

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Post a picture of what you have.
What kind of moulding are you trying to add?
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He (or she) wants to case and trim the openings--so the existing base is in the way of the new casing.
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I get that, and understand what your suggesting Mike.
Just trying to get a handle on the bigger picture.
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Not everyone has access to a digital camera, or is familiar to the process of uploading and posting pics.

The original post pretty much explains clearly what they the OP wants to do. Mike's suggestion of using a multi-tool is the best method, and the method (and tool) that we standardly use for such applications.

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