Introduction

You can use this technique to match a discontinued design.

Step 1

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Photo By: DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement ©2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement, 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Cut and Position Molding

Cut the molding to size and position it on the top edge of the molding. Joints may be mitered or butt-joined (as in this sequence).

Step 2

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Photo By: DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement ©2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement, 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Secure Molding

Secure the molding in place with finish nails. Continue to install the molding along the baseboard.

Step 3

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Photo By: DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement ©2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement, 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Add Finishing Touches

Fill nail holes and joints, and sand before painting.