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It's been pretty cold here in the Midwest so my time in my cold shop (But not for long, shop renovation project coming soon) has been limited. I wanted to do a project (but not a big one) until the weather got a smidge warmer. I ran across this in one of my woodworking magazines and thought I would make them. The wife loves decorating and re-decorating the rooms of our house so this one was right up her alley.

There's not a whole lot to this project. It's simple 45 degree mitres, some crown and trim cap moldings with a little lattice to 'build up' the top crowns. I assembled the box of these cornices with the Kreg system (I've been dying to make something with it). The moldings were attached with 3/4 inch brads and a pneumatic nailer. (Also dying to use!).

They are attached to the wall using cleats and more pocket holes. That system made mounting them super easy!

I've attached a 'before' and 'after' shot to show the difference. I think for such a simple project the effects are pretty dramatic. The wife and all her friends and relatives love them. I might actually get to make some of these for money.

Cost of this project was right at $100.00 for all the materials which were purchased at one of the big 'home stores'. I would love to hear what your thoughts and comments.

Thanks,
Matt

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they look good… they really dress up the room …..
 

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Thank you. I'll get some closer pictures up soon. They are on the camera but I didn't have the time. I'm in the middle of a 'shop finishing' project. lol Maybe tonight.

Thanks again,
Matt
 

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Big difference Matt. I just finished a similar project it was molding at our front door I will post a photo soon but it looks the same only mine is just molding.
 
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