Fitting a Cornice: Part 2

We’re ready to fit the last section of moulding, which has to be done with care. Once the mitre is cut, the nick in the back corner can be removed so the final fit can take place. This requires careful adjustment of the edges meeting the cabinet, the support and the other mitred piece. Then…

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Fitting a Cornice: Part 1

Paul goes through a system for fitting a cornice to a cabinet so that it is removable. He builds up a frame on the cabinet and then shows how to measure, cut and fit the mitre on each corner. This shows how it will look when finished before gluing then screwing it in place. You…

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Making & Fitting a Cornice

A cornice can be the perfect finishing feature for a number of projects or fittings. Paul shows how to use hand tools and techniques to make and fit a cornice, including optional beading, in this case to a cabinet. He also shows a method he has developed for making a support frame for the cornice.…

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Making a Cornice

Paul shows how to use hand techniques to make a cornice. This might be just what you need to finish off a project. The first step is a 45° cut on both edges. Then a round bottom plane (as made in this project) is used to scallop the midsection, followed by the scraper and a…

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