How to trim really tight corners?

Old 09-15-07, 06:48 PM
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How to trim really tight corners?

If I decide to go with a 4" baseboard and identical door trims and mouldings, how do I deal with corners that just do not have 4" of width to trim? I asked a question a few weeks ago if there may be ideas on how to avoid door trims altogether seems there is no clear solutions.

So how is a situation like this typically dealt with when there is just no room for the standard trim?

Thanks in advance,

Old 09-15-07, 08:08 PM
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Either use a narrower trim or rip what you have to fit the space available.
Old 09-15-07, 09:18 PM
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That pretty much sums it up. If you go with 4" trim, it will have to be scribed to fit. That would look pretty ugly / busy in the corner where two cut pieces would have to meet. So you might want to use standard 2 1/4" casing and avoid that problem altogether.

Another option would be to resize those door openings so that they are a bit smaller, if that's possible / desirable.

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