dado rails

Postby pamnovice » Sun Feb 17, 2008 12:49 pm

how high should a dado rail be from the skirting board, also how do i join two pieces together along a straight wall? :?:
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Postby droylsden18 » Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:08 pm

Traditionally dado rail was used to stop chairs damaging walls so they were set at the height of the back of a chair, 900mm to 1 metre off the floor.You just need to be careful with the height of your windowsill and consider how you want it to finish at the window.
To join dado along a wall you should mitre both pieces glue and pin them together.
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