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Installation & Design Tips

Short posts on all of my tricks of the trade for designing and installing moldings.

Installation & Design Tips

Wall Frame Moldings and Electrical Outlets

[This is part of my How to Install Moldings series.] I was digging around in my photo files and looking for something short and sweet to write about, when I found this MDF frame I built around this wall plug….

Installation & Design Tips

How High Should the Entablature or Overdoor Frieze Be?

[This is part of my How to Install Moldings series.] Jay commented on Before & After: Will’s Bathroom and Window Trim, and asked a very simple question that I’m shamed to say I should have addressed long ago: Can anyone tell…

Installation & Design Tips

Architectural Subordination

[This is part of my How to Install Moldings series.] Architectural subordination infuses diversity into your decorative moldings by giving you rules that produce both harmony and variety. Public vs Private and Utility Rooms The molding patterns in your home should…