base shoe

base shoe

[′bās ‚shü]
(building construction)
A molding at the base of a baseboard.

base shoe, base shoe molding, floor molding, shoe molding, carpet strip

A molding used next to the floor on interior baseboard.
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Tenders are invited for qualified companies to provide and install custom, base shoe moulding.
It walks the bride through a selection of base shoe styles, colors and adornment options--everything from flowers, to bows, to rhinestones--that can then be added to the shoes.
The next step is to bend two points on the base shoe.
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.
If you don't want to mess with painting, install base shoe molding at the bottom of the trim.
Edge sanding also scuffs up base shoe, which means touch-up work 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.
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.
above the floor and then cover the gap with wood base shoe molding.
Then cover the gap and shims with a base shoe molding stained to match the bookcase.
Base shoe looks great with larger baseboard but often looks clunky with the smaller or slimmer sizes that are standard today.
Generally it's better to let the wide side of the base shoe rest on the guide side of the cut for maximum stability and a smoother cut.