Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by MsyGee Great accent piece
I ordered this to go with the matching door that I ordered as well. I was skeptical to buy at first because of the cost however I am so glad that I did. It just adds to the look of the door and is a prefect match.
October 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by upgirl Matches perfectly.
Received three full-length pieces of moulding, all pretty straight and match the door perfectly. They also included a little tube of waxy hole filler that doesn't really match, but it's ok. I would advise being very careful when cutting your miters with a power saw that you don't mar the finish or have any tear-out. I wrapped the area to be cut with blue masking tape and used a thin piece of backer wood underneath and it came out fine. Try a test cut first on a scrap end before you make your final miter cut. It's fairly dense wood.
I needed to make some additional trim for a window I installed next to the door so I went to the website and emailed their customer service to get info on the type of stain and glaze they use. They were very responsive and the rep emailed me the info. I didn't have any luck finding the products so here is what I came up with.
I bought stain-grade pine trim from my local World of Moulding store. Sanded to 180 grit. Distressed to match, using the corner of a putty knife jabbed into the wood to make the little parallel groove marks. Sanded lightly to 220 grit.
Next I applied a first coat of Old Masters Rich Mahogany Gel Stain. On the second coat, I used the Rich Mahogany again and dabbled a little Zar Moorish Teak in random streaks to get the dark variations to match the door. You really have to do this by eye by adding and wiping off until you get the depth, color, and streaks you want. Make sure you work the stain into all the little distressed grooves you created.
Let it thoroughly dry, one or two days. Then I applied General Finishes VanDyke Brown Glaze Effects to darken it a little further and enhance the detail. Two or three coats of General Finishes Exterior 450 completes the project.
May 26, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Pat Great product.
Love the moldings. Just adds that extra finishing touch. The only problem is the filler provided for the nail holes is not a close enough match.
September 22, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BJT1 Perfect Molding
he mahogany brick molding mathed the door exactly, solid wood.
September 6, 2013