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Working on the rails. Ideas for adding chair, plate and picture rails to a room.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1998 (v.76#9) pg. 46

Chair rails, with and without chip carving, are made from casing molding. Includes two stencil patterns for the carvings.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1986 (v.17#2) pg. 60

Chair rails. How to change the look of a room or hall with easy-to-install chair rails. How to make rail and matching baseboard from plywood and cap moldings.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1991 (v.22#2) pg. 60

Tips on how to measure, cut and install a chair rail.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #320 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.41#7) pg. 11

Colorful wood trim for a room. Installing a chair rail.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #339 Jun 1993 (v.43#6) pg. 42

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

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

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

Tips on installing a chair rail molding. (1) How to cope inside corners. (2) How to return the trim on itself at door openings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #95 Apr-May 1995 pg. 16
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 20
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #98 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 4

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

The Colonial touch. Photos illustrate how stock moldings and pine lumber can be used to add decorative touches to a room. Ideas include plate rail, chair rail, pine paneling, etc.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1982 (v.3#8) pg. 86

How to add a decorative touch to plain walls with molding strips at ceiling and chair-rail heights. Wallpaper above and below the chair rail is different, but harmonious, patterns.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1985 (v.6#9) pg. 51

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