Mouldings and planed all round timber: Fact sheet no. 7

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This wood for good fact sheet is a brief guide to the different types of mouldings and planed all round timbers which specifiers can choose from.

The sheet gives examples of each of the main categories of skirting boards, architraves and cornices and provides a table of standard sizes for planed all round timbers.


  • Mouldings
    • Skirting boards
    • Architraves
    • Dado rails / cornices
    • Beads and cover moulds
  • Planed all round
  • Pine and spruce
  • Common standard sizes


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