By Rob Robillard Adding a ceiling molding treatment that is then painted with contrasting colors commands attention in almost any room. This article will cover how to apply astragal molding on a ceiling. Astragal molding has a profile composed of a half-round surface surrounded by two flat “fillet” planes. An astragal is an architectural element used at the top or […]
Check out these four DIY-friendly approaches to wall trim. By Matt Weber
Molding and trim often provide the details that give a home its character and distinction. By Matt Weber
Trimming out a room is a hot project for DIY homeowners who want to dramatically accent an otherwise lackluster ceiling, wall or window. In addition to traditional baseboards, chair rails, crown molding and casing, homeowners can also consider options such as fireplace mantels, cornices, medallions and more. Choice of Materials MDF (medium-density fiberboard) […]
By Rob Robillard I love using plinth blocks in finish carpentry, especially when the door casings I’m installing have deep and ornate details. Originally plinth blocks were masonry support bases, but have since evolved into more of a decorative add-on for many interior decors, adding a touch of style and class to a […]
Customized single-pieced wainscoting makes installation easy. By Matt Weber
The Basics of Installing Crown Molding By Larry Walton
Installing Shaker-style Crown Molding with Rope Lighting By Rob Robillard
By Clint C. Thomas, Esq., Photographs By Zoe Thomas From material selection to installation techniques, here’s how to finish the job with success, when working with Crown Moulding Primer.
By Clint C. Thomas, Esq., Photography by Shellye Thomas Save money and resources with a little DIY carpentry.