Questions tagged [trim]
The finishing touches to a project to hide joinery and add visual appeal (includes window trim and baseboards)
Used paint stripper on interior trim, wood now looks stringy. Is this repairable?
This trim is 60 years old and had at least 6 different layers of paint which resulted in it being difficult to see the delineation between the multiple layers of trim. I used smart strip. It worked ...
Advice for repairing thin fragile, irreplaceable Pella window trim pieces
Seeking advice for the repair of two identical (mirror image) trim pieces from the base of Pella casement windows. Each piece is cracked through its thinnest portion, which is only about 1/4" ...
Can I use pine and poplar together in trim?
Is it safe to use pine and poplar interior trim pieces together or will I have trouble later from things expanding/contracting differently in the future? Specifically, I have pine door jambs and ...
Procedure to measure for jamb width?
I have a bunch of doorways to make jambs and casing for. These are not going to have actual doors hung, just trimmed out. These are standard 2x4 framed walls with finished gypsum board surfaces. I'm ...
Back nail or face nail. Which is stronger?
Say you have the opportunity to nail a piece of trim in from the back with an 16-18ga finish nail on a barn door (so all wood construction). You were smart about it and made sure it wouldn't bust ...
cutting wood trim
How would I go about making this: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/135-degree-Corner-Edge-Molding-trim-dollhouse-1pc-23/192652458710?hash=item2cdafb3ad6:g:bjsAAOSw~4BcAIqC I.E 135 / 45 degree wooden trim, ...
How to create a coped casing joint
I'm looking to replicate the below image. I originally thought this was a jack miter but I was wrong. Please help! I know I'm being needy on this task but I'm 2 weeks at this and I'm still stuck. :( ...
Installing casing using jack miters
I'm looking to match the butt style casing installation of my old home. Standard 45 mitered casing and planning the backside has worked for me in newer homes First floor example with backband The ...
Trim / Casing and Baseboard choices between rooms
I understand this is partially design, however I think it's part of the art of fine trim carpenters. This is my second floor sitting room which has routed 1x8s as baseboard and 1x6 with the same ...
Colonial style casing / backband and alternatives
Here's my issue, I have windows and door casing that appears to be 1x6 that was custom routed, my down stairs is almost identical but has a backband. My current baseboard trim I've come to find has ...
Making layered thin stock (complex shape) flush?
For my project I've ran into a issue that I am unsure how to resolve. I am making legs for a stand. These legs (finished) are approx. 3" thick after face-gluing three 1" boards. Each board was cut ...
How many coats of polyurethane?
I am finishing oak trim (casing, baseboards, and quarter round). I am using Minwax fast drying polyurethane clear satin. The instructions call for 2 or 3 coats. If I ensure that the 1st and 2nd ...
How can I get this effect and what is it called?
In the photograph the machine has a silver edge on the outer panels, but I have seen it in all colours. How can I achieve the same effect with my panels? Image from Costco.co.uk
Stabilizing thin boards, with trim, vertically on a router table
I have a 30" long, 1/2" thick piece of plywood. I want to attach a 30" x 1/8" x 1/2" pine strip to one of the long edges. I only have 3/4" pine to cut the strips out of and it's got a bit of a curve, ...
How can I increase the door trim depth while maintaining structural integrity for a pull-up bar?
I have recently purchased a door way pull-up bar, however the trim on one side (referred to hereafter as the "back" side) is not thick enough for the pull-up bar's (unable to find official ...
Is quarter round a type of shoe molding?
Is quarter round molding a type of shoe molding, or are they different things? Quarter round molding
Should I attempt to stain to all of the trim in a room (floor to ceiling)?
I have a dining room with some nice oak wainscoting, ceiling trim and faux beams. There are also four windows, and two doors. All with trim. I have stripped off all of the paint applied by prior ...
Correct Method to Nail Casing Corners
When installing casing trim around windows and door frames the corners are normally cut in a miter. Finish nails are normally used to fasten the adjoining casing pieces to the window/door frame and ...