Ultimate Guide: Trimwork

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Ultimate Guide: Trimwork shows how easy it is to enhance any home by adding decorative trimwork or molding–the right way. This book takes a practical, no-nonsense approach to trimwork design and construction. Sections on specific styles help readers choose the type of molding that best suits the design and character of their homes. The beautiful, eye-catching photographs of real rooms provide inspiration for dressing up any space that lacks texture or ornament. The books details the techniques that ensure a ...
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Overview

Ultimate Guide: Trimwork shows how easy it is to enhance any home by adding decorative trimwork or molding–the right way. This book takes a practical, no-nonsense approach to trimwork design and construction. Sections on specific styles help readers choose the type of molding that best suits the design and character of their homes. The beautiful, eye-catching photographs of real rooms provide inspiration for dressing up any space that lacks texture or ornament. The books details the techniques that ensure a professional-looking job every time. Even novices will be able to install door and window casings, chair rails, crown moldings, wainscoting, base trim, and more like a pro.
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“if you plan on embellishing your home with trimwork, this book will tell you just about everything you need to know to get you on your way.”TOOLreviews.caJune, 2010
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580114776
  • Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/2010
  • Series: Ultimate Guide
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 570,997
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Creative Homeowner is a leading and trusted source for the best information, inspiration, and instruction related to the house and home. Over the past 25 years, Creative Homeowner has grown significantly to include titles covering all aspects of decorating and design; home repair and improvement; house plans; gardening and landscaping; and grilling. Creative Homeowner's books and online information are known by consumers for their complete and easy-to-follow instructions, up-to-date information, and extensive use of color photography. Among its best-selling titles are Backyard Homesteading, Ultimate Guide: Wiring, and Ultimate Guide: Home Repair. Creative Homeowner is headquartered in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.

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Table of Contents

Ultimate Guide: TrimworkTable of Contents1. Trimwork & Design2. Tools & Materials for Trimwork3. Trimwork Techniques4. Casings for Doors & Windows5. Trimwork for Walls6. Creating Wall Frames7 Trimwork for Ceilings8. Pillars and Pilasters9. Trimwork Finishes
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