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Forum topic by cajunworkshop posted 03-09-2018 07:39 AM 1287 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-09-2018 07:39 AM

Topic tags/keywords: cabinet trim

So never doing trim can you guys give me suggestions on what basic trim I could do on this cabinet Mainly as a 1st attempt and being in garage no need to be fancy.

1) The cabinets will be painted poplar
2) Buy mounding or make my own. I would much rather make my own
3) if I make my own what router bits would you suggest.
4) Online source to help me on making my own trim.

-- Cajun Workshop Greenville, SC

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#1 posted 03-09-2018 12:16 PM

Here are some links on making molding. I would put a quarter round edge on the door and call it a day…

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#2 posted 03-12-2018 05:06 PM

It is not clear what or where you want to add trim. I see a face frame with a flat panel door. For a “garage” cabinet it looks fine.
Do you want to trim the inside of the door frame to break up the squareness or do you want to apply a decorative trim to the center of the panel?

As far as moulding goes you can easily make your own. Use a wider board and cut the trim shape you want with a router on both edges then saw them off to the correct size on the table saw.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#3 posted 03-12-2018 09:58 PM

Thanks to all for the input. Was looking to dress up the top. Ordered a Roman Ogee and Cove Bit. Going to play around to see if I could come up for something on the top. Just for practice since they are going in my Garage.

-- Cajun Workshop Greenville, SC

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