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Lengths of casing are usually mitered at the top of a doorway, and butted to matching baseboard at the bottom of a doorway. Decorative trim, however, creates a more traditional look.
Casing Top Block
Available in many designs. This butt-joins with the upright and head lengths of casing to give a traditional appearance.
Casing Plinth Block
Butt-joins with baseboard and forms the base on which upright lengths of casing are placed, again with butt joints.
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