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Photo shows how 1x8 fir baseboard can be used to conceal heating vents, wiring, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1971 (v.49#5) pg. 50

How to make large baseboard moldings by integrating smaller, stock moldings.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1982 (v.5#10) pg. 10

Baseboard basics. How to measure, cut and install pre-finished baseboard molding.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1998 (v.21#5) pg. 54

Installing finish trim. Master these basic cutting and installation techniques and you will be able to apply finish trim with expert accuracy. Cutting miters. Applying door casing and window trim. Installing baseboards.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #291 Sep 1988 (v.38#7) pg. 57

Tip on removing quarter round molding from baseboards without damage.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #292 Oct 1988 (v.38#8) pg. 100

Understanding and using interior trim. Discusses casing, baseboard, chair rails, wainscoting, cove and crown moldings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 25

Laminating techniques to make a wooden baseboard for a curved wall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #377 Apr 1997 (v.47#4) pg. 76

How to get a baseboard to look and fit right at a less-than-perfect corner.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 12

Installing wood door, window and baseboard trim. Includes tips and secrets the pros use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 81

Tip on making and using spindle corner pieces instead of miter joints when installing baseboard molding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #401 Sep 1999 (v.49#8) pg. 127

How to install baseboard or crown molding at rounded corners without leaving a gap behind the heel of the miter.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #6 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 pg. 10

How to make your own "form fitting" baseboard molding for ceramic tile floors without scribing and cutting.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #14 Apr-May 1983 pg. 14

Tip: A 2x4, painted black, serves as a decorative baseplate for a basement wall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 14

Tip: Use spline joints to make baseboard molding as long as needed.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #25 Feb-Mar 1985 pg. 16

Installing baseboard. How to achieve proper fitting corner joints.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #34 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 40
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #36 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #37 Feb-Mar 1987 pg. 8

Tips on caulking baseboards prior to painting.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #61 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 26

Tip: Use drywall screws as adjustable shims when installing baseboards.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #62 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 28

How to cut a cope joint in the end grain of chair rail and baseboard which must butt into trim that has been radiused with a round over bit.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #62 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 30

Running baseboard efficiently. Simple steps help you make the most of time and materials.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 51

Curved baseboard corners. Using biscuit joinery and a simple jig to fabricate rounded baseboard corners.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 68

Simplified method for cutting coped joints on baseboard, chair rail, and crown molding using a saber saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #91 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 32

Measuring for bullnose baseboards is made easier by using a pair of preformed "model" corners.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 28

Tip on using baseboard corner blocks to provide both an interesting trim detail and to eliminate gaps in inside corners.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #105 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 38

Tip on adapting an auto-body slam hammer for use in removing painted baseboard with a minimum of damage.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #106 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 32

Designing and installing baseboards. How to create a variety of designs with stock moldings and simple milling.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #108 Apr-May 1997 pg. 56

Two alternative methods for ending a run of baseboard, both of which conceal the end grain.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #121 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 32

A look at ways to use moldings around the home for cornices, baseboards, as window and door trims, for chair and plate rails, and to create a paneled effect on walls.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 36

Simple baseboard molding features a 45-degree top-edge miter and a routed groove as the decorative elements.
HOME MECHANIX #697 May 1986 (v.82) pg. 55

How to cut molding. Careful cutting is necessary to form invisible joints in crown and baseboard moldings.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #474 Nov 1967 (v.63) pg. 136

How to cut baseboard molding so that the corners fit tightly, without any gaps.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1983 (v.4#5) pg. 18

Tip: Caulk replaces quarter-round shoe molding to close the gap between baseboard and floor.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1986 (v.14#1) pg. 46

Household finish carpentry. Tips on proper installation of baseboard molding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1981 (v.156#2) pg. 30

Painting woodwork (window sills, door trim, crown moldings, and baseboard). Advice on choosing the paint, preparation, application, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1991 (v.168#1) pg. 67

Installing interior door, window and baseboard trim to create a custom look.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1997 (v.174#8) pg. 85

Tips on installing moldings, door casting trim and baseboards.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1965 (v.186#1) pg. 148

Tip shows how to minimize the risk of damage when prying off baseboard molding.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #817 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.93) pg. 27

Tip on marking and cutting baseboard molding to fit tightly against door casings.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #839 Oct 1999 (v.95) pg. 22

Make 'em yourself moldings. Multiple-pass router techniques for making custom moldings for a fraction of the cost of milled ones. Six patterns include: (1) Table edging, (2) base molding, (3) picture frame, (4) continuous drawer pull, (5) picture rail and (6) chair rail.
WOOD MAGAZINE #21 Feb 1988 (v.5#1) pg. 44
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #25 Oct 1988 (v.5#5) pg. 12

Cutting a coped joint. How to get a good fit at the inside corner of baseboard molding.
WOODSMITH #79 Feb 1992 pg. 16