straighten warped molding?

chuehSeptember 11, 2013

I cut the long molding into 4 pieces to make a mirror frame. I should have placed them on the mirror to check if they were ok before I sanded, primed, painted, and coated finish protector on them. Now, they are all done, but the pieces are so warped, they cannot even be glued onto the mirror. I did use clamps to hold the bottom one, yet both ends did not want to stayed.

WHat can I straighten the painted molding? Thanks.

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HandyMac

Get new molding.

There is no sure or very successful; way to straighten warped wood.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2013 at 11:21PM
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millworkman

Buy it at a real quality lumberyard, not a box store (Lowes, HD, etc.) as the quality of their trim leaves much to be desired.

    Bookmark   September 12, 2013 at 2:02PM
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chueh

Thank you for your replies. I understand what you meant

    Bookmark   September 12, 2013 at 3:00PM
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