How To Frame A Window With Trim. Cut one end of the casing square. This classic look is made up of a thick, smooth border that visually frames windows in the same style as door frames, letter boxes, and other architectural details.
You may also have to remove old, hardened caulk in the seams between the trim boards. This will be your “reveal,” or the space between the jamb and the trim. Mark the wall at the casing's outside edge.
Hold Each Piece Of Window Trim In Place Along The Window Frame In Order To Make Sure That You Properly Measured The Reveal On Each Piece.
Attach the 1x3s to both sides of the window with a brad nailer and 1 1/4 inch brad nails. Cut two new 2×4 jack studs to this length. Apply the water proofing tape around the top of the window make sure the top side overlaps the bottom (see second and third picture) place the out side trim and add some caulking behind the trim (see fourth and fifth picture)
On The Properties Palette, Click Edit Type, Or Click Modify | Place Sweep Tab > Properties Panel > Type Properties.
Secure the window by screwing trough the main frame to the framing studs. Your first step is calculating the lengths of boards needed for your window. Nail the trim onto the jamb first and then to the window casing framing, as you did with the top piece.
The Trim Should Only Be Stuck Down With Silicone Seal So It Should Come Off Easierly.
The window trim is made up of the following: Mark the wall at the casing's outside edge. Use a brad nailer for this part of trimming a window.
Cut And Attach Exterior Trim.
Repeat this process until you have 4 sections of window trim cut with 45 degree angles on each end. Then, cut the 1x3s to these measurements using a miter saw (or have your home improvement store make the cuts). Build the header and lift it into place while slipping the jacks under to hold it temporarily.
Seal With Caulking, Both Interior And Exterior Gaps.
Reveal and mark the opposite end for cutting. Be careful not to put tension on the frame. Place the stool face down on the sill with its back edge against the sill trim.