Pro Tip: A Simple Way to Make Coping Easier

Make coping light-colored trim easier on your eyes with this tip

Coping light colored trim can be a bit tricky, due to the fact that the face of the trim is almost the same color as the core of the wood. A great way to make the face stand out from the part you want to cut away is by shading the edge of the trim with a pencil, drawing a light but distinguishable line across it. That way there’s an easy-to-see mark right along the line where you need to cope. To see the tip in action, watch the video below:

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