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How I trim my windows and doors

I’ve had a few requests lately for a step-by-step demonstration of how I trim my windows and doors. I’ve shown this a couple of times before, but I looked back at those posts, and they were kind of confusing even for me. 😀 So I’ll attempt to make things as easy and clear as possible this time. I think you’ll be amazed at how easy these window casings (and door casings) are to create. The absolute best thing is that there are no miter cuts!! Everything is square cut, and yet you end up with something that looks custom and very substantial. I’m trimming windows that have never had trim installed on them before, so that means that I’m starting from the very beginning. If your windows are already trimmed, and you’re just wanting to install a different style, that means you probably already have jambs installed, so you can skip ahead a few steps. This is what my window looked like before I got started… If you’re starting with newly installed windows like I am, the first thing you’ll want to do is make sure that the drywall is cut flush with the framing around the window, and also […]

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How I trim my windows and doors

I’ve had a few requests lately for a step-by-step demonstration of how I trim my windows and doors. I’ve shown this a couple of times before, but I looked back at those posts, and they were kind of confusing even for me. 😀 So I’ll attempt to make things as easy and clear as possible this time. I think you’ll be amazed at how easy these window casings (and door casings) are to create. The absolute best thing is that there are no miter cuts!! Everything is square cut, and yet you end up with something that looks custom and very substantial. I’m trimming windows that have never had trim installed on them before, so that means that I’m starting from the very beginning. If your windows are already trimmed, and you’re just wanting to install a different style, that means you probably already have jambs installed, so you can skip ahead a few steps. This is what my window looked like before I got started… If you’re starting with newly installed windows like I am, the first thing you’ll want to do is make sure that the drywall is cut flush with the framing around the window, and also […]

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