Although often passed up in favor of speedbase-style single-piece baseboard, which is faster to install and less expensive, two-piece baseboard has several advantages: It’s better at hiding waves in walls, and it keeps joints tighter in corners. Carpenter Nick Schiffer explains his typical installation process, which includes measuring, cutting, scribing, fastening, making splices, and cutting copes.
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I wonder if it would be possible to use a filler in a dip, let it harden, paint one part white, the other part wood stain? I am a superintendent and I always save sawdust to use in a mixture for those small little defects. But, your way probably is "perfection". Thanks for sharing