bed molding


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bed molding

[′bed ‚mōl·diŋ]
(architecture)
A molding of the cornice of an entablature situated beneath the corona and immediately above the frieze.
(building construction)
The lowest member of a band of moldings.
Any molding under a projection, such as between eaves and sidewalls.

bed molding

A molding or group of moldings that support the corona of a classical style entablature, often made up of a bottom ogee, a band, a quarter round, and a top band; a similar molding used as the bottom of a cornice. See also: Molding

bed molding

1. A molding of the cornice of an entablature situated beneath the corona and immediately above the frieze.
2. The lowest member of a band of moldings.
3. Any molding under a projection, as between eaves and sidewalls.
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Position an overly long piece of bed molding in place, then make a little "tick" mark on the back lower edge where the 1x4s meet at the corner.
The smaller glass bead molding, which covers any gaps between the wall and bottom of the 1x4 rail, is a breeze compared with the bed molding.
corona: the projecting, slablike member of a classical cornice supported by the bed molding or by modillions, dentils, etc.