Different Types of Timber Mouldings

Timber mouldings are now an essential in giving that perfect finish to buildings, it helps in the room frame, softens and covers up sharp edges and joins where walls meet the floors and ceilings. While offering visual decorations, thus it is a very simple way to add aesthetic finish to interiors.

Timbers are generally referred to finished sawn wood product used in construction and as timber beams for house building and as decorative mouldings that add beautiful finished touches to buildings and homes.

Timber mouldings are formed out from these commercially available timber species like jarrah, Tasmanian oak, American oak, hoop pine, brusbox, western red cedar and the MDF. Typically mouldings are created according to desired specification and sizes.

Timber moulding refers to a range of machined timber finished works which are available in standard and period styles. The different types of timber mouldings include:

  • Skirting- skirting board timber mouldings has that unique feature to change and enhance the look of a room effortlessly, and covers the lowest part of an interior wall. It is easy to paint and varnish and comes in various styles like the chamferd, pencil round, reed, torus and ogee.
  • Timber quadrant- this is usually used as a decorative mould to highlight the beauty in a room and used as a covering for expansion gaps that usually appear on laminate and wood floors. They can be vanished, painted or stained to fit in with previous decorations. The various types of timber quadrants are red hardwood, pine, oak, light hardwood.
  • Scotia – this is a timber moulding that is used as a finishing to wooden floors. Also used to cover rough joins or gap to appear as beautiful designs.
  • Covings – these are perfect in concealing edges of chipboard and are in various shapes and pattern for a robust finish such as the hockey stick, round one edge, twice round, half round and D mould. Usually fitted at the lower and highest part of the wall.
  • Dado rails- these are mouldings that run along the perimeter lines of a room space, usually the middle of the walls. Dado is the bottom half of an interior wall and dado rails are directly above the dado. Dado rails give that traditional decorative finish to hallways, bathrooms, paneling and walls and come in variety of shapes and sizes. They are easy to fix using screws, wall plugs or adhesives. In times past dado are usually covered with paneling.
  • Crown moulding- these go way up the top of a wall, and are most often used in capping cabinets, this is different from skirts as they are not flat, instead shoot towards the roof. These are easy ways to add class and beauty on wall surfaces.
  • Architraves- these are mouldings designed to complement skirting boards; they could be combined with decorative capping and corner blocks for a more beautifully enhanced doorway. They come in different styles, width and wood including ash, oak and pine.
  • Cornices- usually designed to give the builder a variety of sizes and shape to fit in all applications from hallways, lounges, bathrooms and kitchen. These timber moulding works perfectly well in any room and is suitable for painting, staining or polishing. Available in Oak, Ash and Pine.

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