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Ideas & How-To Trimwork (Ideas & How-To)by Better Homes and Gardens
Synopses & Reviews
It is amazing how a piece of trimwork can change a room from "ho-hum" to "wow!" Just take a look at any of the hundreds of before and after photos and drawings in this book to see how adding a decorative trim, a new mantel or a built-in enhances your home. With advice on choosing the right details to installation instructions, you can choose to do it your self or have the know-how to hire the right professional.
About the Author
The iconic BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, and digital media.
Table of Contents
Part I: Trim basics.
Chapter 1. The Joy of Trimwork.
Chapter 2. Adding Detail.
Chapter 3. Window Wise.
Chapter 4. Doors and Wall Openings.
Chapter 5. Columns and Pilasters.
Chapter 6. Ceiling Treatments.
Part II: making a Statement.
Chapter 7. Staircases.
Chapter 8. Fireplace Mantels.
Chapter 9. Built-ins and Shelving.
Part III. Case Studies and Techniques.
Chapter 10. Case Studies.
Chapter 11. Tools, How-Tos, and Resources.
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