bed molding


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bed molding

n.
1. The molding between the corona and frieze of an entablature.
2. A molding below a projecting part.
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bed′ mold`ing


n.
1. a molding or group of moldings immediately beneath the corona of a cornice.
2. any molding under a projection.
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Cutting and installing the bed molding is the most challenging part of the project, since it perches at an angle to the rails.
cornice: the uppermost member of a classical entablature, consisting of a bed molding, a corona, and a cymatium, with rows of dentils, modillions, etc., often placed between the bed molding and the corona.
Some trim pieces, like crown, cove and bed moldings, sit at an angle to the wall or ceiling.