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I just finished dressing up some doors for a friend. She had wanted to replace the doors because she did not like the plain look of them. I suggested adding molding and paint for a big savings. She is very happy with the results. I applied 31 sets of this trim for her.

The molding is 1/4 x 3/4" screen mold with mitered corners; it is held on with adhesive and pin nails. I will add a photo of the simple cutting jig I made as soon as I get batteries for my camera. My phone does not take great pictures.
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That definitely looks better than before.

Someone I consider a master woodworker once told me that a master woodworker is not someone who never makes mistakes. He is someone who is able to cover them up so that no one can tell.
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Definitely an improvement, nice job sir. I have done it on regular doors but never tried a bifold.
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Nice job Mike.

I used that technique years ago to dress up some plain walls in a dining room. Created some wainscoting panels and added some chair rail moulding - made a world of difference.
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+1 what they all said.

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Very nice final project! You saved her a lot of money doing it this way.

Great job!

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Plus 1 what every body said.

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Nice, Mike.

It seems I never finish what I
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Make the room much inviting and elegant!! Congrats Mike!
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Amazing the difference that the molding makes....

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