The use of power tools when adding molding to an object is not necessary, as the procedure can easily be executed by using a few basic and inexpensive handheld tools and supplies such as a miter saw, a miter guide, a miter box, a ruler, a pencil and glue. When adding molding to an object, it is extremely important to remember to dry fit the pieces of wood before permanently attaching it to the furniture. Dry fitting is a commonly used method in which an object is assembled without the use of any permanent supplies like glue.

For the most part, dry fitting is typically done for measurement purposes, dry fitting allows an individual the opportunity to analyze the woodworking project and determine whether or not everything fits accordingly before permanently setting the pieces by applying glue. This short informative video is a step by step guide on adding molding to a chest of drawers.

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