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.
6 CUT and install the bed molding. Place the molding upside down and hold it tightly against the fence of the miter box with clamps or cam pins.
corona: the projecting, slablike member of a classical cornice supported by the bed molding or by modillions, dentils, etc., and supporting the cymatium.