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All About Molding and Decorative Woodwork (page 3 of 3)

Learn about the different types of wood moldings and baseboard.

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Using Decorative Trim Packages

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.

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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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