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  1. Carpentry
    Hi, My kitchen has a new wall oven in place of the old one. When we installed the original one it came with some molding which we glued on around the outside giving it a covered look. 15 years later the oven broke and the molding, some kind of laminate or vinyl that came with our cabinets from...
  2. Carpentry
    Hello, I'm trying to remodel my children's bathroom and everything was going good till I had to do the ceiling molding. I purchased this molding from home depot...
  3. Carpentry
    Hi guys, I just installed some cove moldings on my existing oak staircase in my 1960 home. The stairs appear to have had cove moldings under the treads at some point in their history (based on pattern seen in paint). I'm guessing they were removed when the stairs were carpeted in the past...
  4. Drywall & Plaster
    I would like to remove some of my baseboard molding. It's oak, about 3 1/2" high, and is nailed into wall studs and, in places, into the bottom plate. The wall surface is 1/2" drywall. What's the process for doing this without damaging the drywall?
  5. Carpentry
    Any ideas on what SIZE of trim I should rip for the seams (corners were there are gaps and mistakes) on this? It's a mahogany (African Mahogany) paneled alcove. I bought two 12' long solid mahogany 2 x 4 lumber to rip to size for the seams. The WIDTH I know but how THICK should it be? 3/4"...
  6. Carpentry
    Hello, I am about to install crown molding in my bedroom. My question is about how to handle the end of a piece that will butt up to a built in bookcase. (Pictures in my album). I don't know how to finish it or the technique that would work best. I am hoping some of you could give me advice or...
  7. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi, I have existing crown molding on my kitchen cabinets. My ceiling is 9' high and there is about 1' between top of existing crown and ceiling. I want to extend the crown right to the ceiling and removing the existing crown is not an option. How can I make this happen without it looking like...
  8. Carpentry
    Hello, I am installing new higher baseboard molding in a bedroom. One of the register covers is only 4" off the floor so I will need to cut a 12" long 1/4" deep notch in the top of the molding to accommodate the register cover. Contractors have done a very nice job of this in other...
  9. Interior Decorating
    Hello Everyone, We’re struggling with our molding. Currently, all the interior doors are white and we had white base and casing molding around everything. All of the molding had to be replaced as it was on top of a carpet that no longer exists and the casing molding was/is in poor...
  10. Carpentry
    I am looking for a product or ideas on how to mount crown molding one inch off the ceiling. I would like to do this and then route fiber optic or led lighting in the hollow of the molding to create a custom lighting effect around my rooms ceiling. Most crown molding is designed to be mounted...
  11. Windows and Doors
    As a non-professional, I'd like an opinion about something I've purchased. The Jamaica Cottage Shop in VT makes post & beam buildings and I bought one last year and had it delivered. It was beautifully made (10'x16' 4-season tiny house). All the doors and windows had reveals around their frames...
  12. Interior Decorating
    Hello all -- I absolutley LOVE the way wainscoting, molding and cieling coffars look and want to incorporate into the renovations we are doing for our new home. It is a lake front home with a pool with a "california" lay out, so as my husband keeps telling me, we do not want it to come across...
  13. Carpentry
    I recently purchased a home that had horribly installed trim throughout the entire house. It wasn't level, didn't go the floor, huge gaps and no caulking. I tore it all out and am in the process of selecting new trim. For all the doors and entryways, I want to go with flat 1x4 casing on the...
  14. Painting
    We purchased a house that was built in 1907. I'm in the process of painting my son's bedroom. There was some horizontal molding about 4 feet high surrounding the room. I removed it and the paint below it is thicker than the paint above it, so there is a ridge. How do I remove the ridge so that...
  15. Remodeling
    Hi, Quick molding question... I have 2 doors on different walls which are at 90 degrees to each other. Both doors are fairly close to the same corner and will not be able to accomodate a full piece of trim on the sides that meet in the corner. The question is - Should I: [a] install a...
  16. Carpentry
    I have two questions one is just a verification and that is on a crown piece if it were for ceiling/wall you'd use the flat spots where it would tuck into the angle between C and W but if I am putting it on top of a Kitch cab then it seems like you have to use another flat spot to do this. I...
  17. Carpentry
    Hi all, I'm trimming up several rooms in our house using a Dewalt 12" miter saw, and ran into an issue today. I've already installed crown (painted maple) and baseboards (pine with quarter round), in one room without incident. Today while cutting oak quarter round, 0 degree cuts were fine, but...
  18. Carpentry
    Greetings, I am putting the finishing touches on my "rebuilt" stairway. I have an external 11' maple skirt on one side of the stairway. The stairway was COMPLETELY quiet until I *nailed* a single piece of 3/4 x 5/8 oak scotia under the lower edge. Then it squeaked and creaked like crazy. I...
  19. Remodeling
    We're wrapping up a kitchen remodel. Our upper kitchen cabinets run the length of one wall and have crown modeling that attaches to the top. The crown doesn't quite come to the ceiling, which wouldn't be so bad, but the ceiling slopes down near the center so it doesn't look so nice (it's an...
  20. Building & Construction
    I'm looking for very plain moldings with a square top, about a half inch wide and 3.5 inches tall, with no added curves or fancy cuts. I would have thought they would be easier to find, but every molding seems to have some decoration. Does anyone here know of a good resource for this? Also...
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