This project is finally coming to an end. I spent some time this weekend putting a few of the finishing touches on the restoration. The coin door, coin box and utilty panel were reinstalled. I admit, I got a little lazy and didn’t repaint the coin box as originally planned. The box can’t be seen and is in fairly good shape.
The t-molding that I ordered arrived so I decided to finish the other side. Unfortunately, this was the side that had some repairs done, so a new groove would have to be routed. I used my router and a slot cutting bit and routed a new groove for the t-molding on the repaired corner. I then installed the rest of the t-molding. It’s a fairly simple process as outside corners get cut with v grooves to fit the t-molding and inside corners simple get slots cut. All of the cuts are made with a utility knife, although specialized tools are available.Read More