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Trim board rot can be caused by either trim molding material and/or installation defects. The wrong type of molding trim wood can accelerate rot. If your trim lumber has not been painted properly, your door or window trim won't last as long.

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Wainscoting can add dramatic character to a room. There are a few wainscot tips when it comes to installing wainscotting. In existing homes, you will need to check how the wainscoting panel will fit around electrical outlets and door and window trim.

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Tim Carter shows how to get custom finished lumber made for your home woodwork projects. You can get the exact style or contour millwork that your wood work project requires.

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Cutting crown molding has driven many nuts. Using test pieces will help you determine how to cut crown molding properly. Here are some crown molding cutting tips for those inside and outside corners.

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Here are some examples of some of the custom woodwork profiles. Hand drawn sketches of profiles in Tim Carter's home. Plus example of woodworking profiles for jambs, blocks, crowns, dentil crowns, casings and bases. This is only a small sample of the custom woodwork profiles available.

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Tim Carter, from AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates how to make dramatic inside and outside corners with crown molding. This is an easy crown molding installation if you follow Tim's simple crown molding tips.

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