Step 4: Attach the molding

installing the corner blocks
Photo: Wendell T. Weber
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Cut the fluted pieces to fit between the corner blocks, and set them in place overhanging the mirror by 1 inch. Glue, clamp, and nail the moldings to the assembly through the hardboard and plywood. Plug the fastener holes with wood filler, then sand and paint the frame.
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    ½-inch plywood Get a full sheet

    ¼-inch hardboard Get a 4x4 sheet

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    3-inch fluted door casing Get two 8-foot pieces.3½-inch corner block Get four.

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