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should i use 1x4's for moldings

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Old 07-11-2008, 09:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to make some molding's for my wall panel i was thinking about using 1x4's is this best or is there something else i should use

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Old 07-11-2008, 10:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi kjones2073

That should be fine,, you may want to think about using the Wainscoting way of do it..

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Is it going to be painted? MDF can be used, its cheap, hard, machines well, and doesn't warp or twist.

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Welcome to the forums I used 1x4's for my chair railing for my living room and haven't moved yet after 5 years of being up. They will work fine.
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Welcome to the forums I used 1x4's for my chair railing for my living room and haven't moved yet after 5 years of being up. They will work fine.
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I don't see a problem Harry we had knotty pine back the farm that was older then you Never had a problem with it only had to be cleaned once a year and revarnish every ten years.
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Well gee whiz Glenmore... so does Harry... (ducking)
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