Our Molding Makeover Updates, Quick Tips

Quick Tip: Vacuum Sanding Dust Right Away

Or Else! [This is part of our How to Paint Moldings series.] I learned this quick tip the hard way.

Our Molding Makeover Updates, Quick Tips

Quick Tip: Scale Sculpting

How to Shape Spackling in Difficult Molding Corners [This is part of our How to Paint Moldings series.] The eye is naturally drawn to the intersections of moldings in corners, and so doing a really good job prepping them is…

MDF Board, Molding & Millwork Inventory

MDF-100.1

1/4″ Thick Pre-Cut 2′ X 4′ Sheet When you only need a small piece of 1/4″ thick mdf board for a molding project, you can go to Home Depot and buy one of their pre-cut boards. You pay a premium…

Consumable Materials

Arc Shield

Extend Wall Plug on Wainscoting Arc shields are made for extending electrical outlets beyond their original position from the wall. I’ve used them on both light switches and wall outlets after installing wainscoting, baseboards and other moldings.

Jennifer's Nest, Our Molding Makeover Updates

Finding Happiness in Our Local Lighting Store

Our Bathroom Light-Hunting Safari Part 2 By Jennifer Lighting our half-bath presented a Gordian knot of design challenges: limited space, basic functional requirements, and poor choices at our initial price point.  We can’t expand the bathroom and I don’t intend…

Our Molding Makeover Updates, Quick Tips

Quick Tip: Blending Molding Scarf & Butt Joints Perfectly

Using a Primer Shadow as Your Blending Gauge [This is part of our How to Install Moldings series.] When two pieces of molding don’t quite lay flush with each other, you’ll have to do some blending. This post shows you…

Our Molding Makeover Updates

Half Bathroom Renovation: Installing the Baseboard Cap Molding

Installing the Base Cap is not hard, but it is a finicky task.  So make sure you allot yourself enough time so you don’t get frustrated with the pace of installing it. This is especially important when working in a…

Crown Molding Profiles, Molding & Millwork Inventory

CM-003

Cove Crown Molding This is a wonderful MDF crown that functions as part of a Traditional, Craftsman, and especially, a Victorian crown molding buildup. I’ve been buying it for as many years as I’ve been installing moldings, and hopefully you…

Crown Molding Profiles, Molding & Millwork Inventory

CM-006

Cove Crown Molding, Small Cove moldings like this can be found at just about any place that sells moldings. You’ll get the best price on one like this at a lumber yard or specialty molding retailer.