For the do-it-yourselfer, molding installation is generally considered to be one of the easiest of home projects to complete. The number of tools needed are minimal, they are inexpensive, and are found in most homes already. And, like many home projects, installing and finishing your own moldings can be extremely gratifying. Doing it yourself can also save you money.
For the average person with little (or no) experience, this page is intended to help you to get started by establishing what your project needs are, and to provide basic instruction on molding installation.
The purpose of this page is to provide the basic how-tos of molding installation to the uninitiated. We recommend that you review the topic in further detail on any of the many good online do-it-yourself sites available.






The illustrations below are intended to depict typical methods of coping and mitering joints. When using more detailed molding profiles, the same methods apply.






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