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Old 02-10-2005, 11:47 AM   #71
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Originally Posted by sfixx
Tim, It might make a little sense and worth a try to leave a small tab at the very center of the corner for extra support anyway.

If the tab left is too big it will telegraph through the face of the moulding and be seen as a bump in the radiused curve. I wouldn't do's not necessary IMHO.


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Old 02-18-2005, 02:36 PM   #72
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Angry Argh.... lesson learned....again

A buddy of mine has a friend who is a finish carpenter. I paid him to route, cut and install my tee-molding.

Turns out he never worked with metal tee-molding and used a jig saw to cut the tab out to round the corners.

This beat the aluminum molding up badly, very scratched and even sharp in places. Some of the molding got bent backwards and left perminate wavy bends in the install. ....Looks awful.

I decided to have him stop halfway through and I went home and got my dremal. I used my dremal to cut the tabs out and that worked perfectly. I was able to do my kitchen counter, but the damage was already done to the table and TV shelf.

It's too expensive to order it again so I am going to have to file the rough spots and live with it.

I should have just done it myself. Live and learn.

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