Often asked: How To Install Kitchen Cabinet Base Molding?

What kind of trim goes under cabinets?

Light Rail Molding is used to finish the bottom of wall cabinets. It can function as a trim to conceal under-cabinet lighting fixtures and provide a barrier from the light glare, or simply serve as a decorative enhancement.

Do you put baseboards under cabinets?

Tucked away under base cabinets, baseboard cabinet trim is not highly visible, but it covers joints, seals gaps, and adds the finishing touch to cabinets. The installation of baseboard cabinet trim is not complicated.

How do you install cabinet filler strips?

Steps:

  1. Cut the filler strip to length with a miter saw.
  2. Rip the filler strip to width with a table saw and fine tooth blade.
  3. Optional but preferred to remove any saw tooth marks: run a portable planer down the filler strip for a perfect edge.
  4. Clamp the filler strip to the cabinet using a cabinet claw or cabinet clamp.

How do you install scribe molding on kitchen cabinets?

Position the Scribe Molding Position the piece of scribe molding along the seam where the back of the cabinet meets the wall. Ensure the flat side of the molding fits along the cabinet, with its edge pressed snugly against the wall. The molding “gives” slightly, conforming to marginal curves in the wall.

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How do you fill the gap between kitchen cabinets and ceiling?

You can build the cabinets to the ceiling (most expensive option), keep the area open (no cost!), build a soffit to match the cabinets, or add a drywall soffit.

Where do you put Moulding?

Lay the moulding with its back flat against the bottom of the miter box or the bed of the power miter saw. For inside corners, cut through the face at 45° so the edge of the cut is visible from the front. For outside corners, cut through the face at 45° so the edge of the cut is hidden from the front.

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