Make Your Own Trim Molding
Make your own trim molding is post about For The Home bookmarked by gerald with ID 12319564529 was uploaded on 23-03-2019 and has been viewed 12,845 times.
One of the simplest ways to enhance the appearance of any room is to add trim molding.You can buy pre-made strips or save a little money and make your own trim molding.Basic trim molding is pretty easy to make with a table saw and router.
For my bathroom remodel, I made four kinds of molding.It's amazing how much nicer the room looks! DOOR FRAME I began with the door frame molding.The thickness of these boards tapers towards the door.To cut this, I set a zero clearance in my table saw and set the blade to a 10 degree angle.
I used a feather board to help keep the board pressed against the rip fence, then fed the boards slowly through the blade.Using a roundover bit on my router, I slightly eased over the edges.I used my miter sled to cut the angles where the three boards will meet around the door.
Mostly it was a lot of cutting, fitting, and cutting a little more until I got a good fit.BASEBOARDS I used 1/2″ (12mm) thick lumber for the baseboards.The only embellishment on these is an s-curve I cut with a roman ogee bit on the router.
I think baseboards need to...