How to Build Window Cornices

Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Miter saw
  • Air Powered Brad Nail Gun
  • Cordless drill override and 1/8-in. bit.
  • Tape measure
  • Screw gun
  • File
  • Safety glasses
  • Paintbrush

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 2-1/2-in. wood screws
  • Wood filler
  • Paint or stain
  • Glue
  • Sand paper (fine)