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When installing 2 piece base....square stock with cap....is there by reason to miter the inside corners on the squqre stock.

Doesn't hurt to back-cut the (post #214667, reply #1 of 4)

Doesn't hurt to back-cut the second piece slightly, to make the joint less visible.


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No, it should be a square (post #214667, reply #2 of 4)

No, it should be a square cut. If you think about it a square cut is a coped joint on square stock

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User (post #214667, reply #3 of 4)

the inside corners of profiled trim should  be coped.   Square stock, no.

where it makes sense and is readily available, I glue and nail off that square stock to itself.  Then I place the assembled pc into the corner and nail it off.

I also blob some panel adhesive behind that corner for solid backing.  Nothing like an aggressive carpet installer to make a good trim job look bad.

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Base (post #214667, reply #4 of 4)

I have always used a slight negative angle...posts seem sort of slow so I though Id throw something in that I always

 wondered about.

thanks