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How to Make a Painted Window Cornice

A window cornice adds a finished touch to any room. Follow these step-by-step instructions to build a professional-looking window cornice of your own.

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Materials

  • finish nails
  • 1x8 board
  • 1x6 board
  • primer
  • paint
  • L-brackets
  • drywall screws
  • drywall anchors
  • quarter-round molding
  • small wood screws
  • chair rail molding

Tools

  • miter saw
  • circular saw
  • drill
  • drill bits
  • hammer
  • nail set
  • paintbrush
  • measuring tape
  • safety glasses

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