The next step is to bend two points on the base shoe
. Here the shoe was held in a post vise and the tips bent with a forging hammer.
If you're a regular weekend traveller this cleverly designed bag, complete with shoulder strap and base shoe
pocket, could well be worth splashing out on.
(B) Base shoe
. It's similar to quarter round except that it's 3/4 in.
If you don't want to mess with painting, install base shoe
molding at the bottom of the trim.
If a room has quarter-round molding (aka "base shoe
") at the bottom of baseboards, I usually pry it off and reinstall it later.
If you're just dead-set against pulling off baseboards, consider adding base shoe
molding along the bottom of the baseboard after you set the tile.
above the floor and then cover the gap with wood base shoe
Here's one of my favorite tricks for painted trim, cabinets or even furniture: Use MDF for the large, plain parts and dress them up with wood moldings like base cap, coves or base shoe
. That gives you the money savings of MDF without the time-consuming work of making MDF trim from scratch.
Then cover the gap and shims with a base shoe
molding stained to match the bookcase.
round-over bit, for example, produces perfect base shoe
Once your flooring is completed, nail your baseboard back into place and cut your base shoe