How To Install Kitchen Cabinet Base Molding

How To Install Kitchen Cabinet Base Molding

Best online cabinets shows you a one minute video on creating light rail molding mounted beneath a top or wall cabinet.

How to install kitchen cabinet base molding. Set the miter saw to a 45 degree angle cut. Position the saw to the opposite 45 degree angle cut and make the second cut. Place the flat side of the molding against the miter saw fence.

Apply a small amount of glue at each joint wiping away the excess with a cloth. Since the base cabinet has edges make sure that you cut the edges of the trim moldings with a 45 degree angel. The light rail molding not only give.

I like to layout the strips on the top of the base cabinet so i know where they ll go. Miter that end of this strip and then attach it to the backing wood with the nail gun. House flipping brothers dave and rich show how to install kitchen cabinet crown molding and trim with tips.

This video covers all aspects of cabinet molding installation including side molding toe kick and crown molding. Provide a crown molding nailing surface by attaching solid wood mounting strips to the top edges of cabinets. Use one long strip for the same depth of a row of cabinets then apply wood glue to each strip nail it in place and let it dry.

Cut a molding strip at least 8 inches longer than the length of the front of your cabinet. Have a partner mark off where the other 45 degree cut should go for the next corner. If the cabinet molding will rest against the ceiling you can use finish nails to affix the molding to the ceiling.

Step 3 install the molding at the edges of the base cabinet. Swing the blade of a miter saw to 45 degrees. This is important so that you will be able to fuse the molding on your base cabinet cleanly.

Cut a reverse miter on the new base if the cabinet base molding goes into a corner. If you chose to install a strip of framing along your cabinets drive the nails directly into the framing. Miter the edge that meets the first strip of crown molding and hold the ends together.

Cut straight 3 4 inch 1 1 2 inch wood strips to match each cabinet s front and sides. One part of the puzzle can be keeping the pieces all in order. Dave shows every step for installing crown molding on a cabinet with straight cuts.