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My wardrobe is perfect except for one detail: An exposed, unfinished edge (pics)

My wardrobe is perfect except for one detail: An exposed, unfinished edge (pics)

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Old 07-22-18, 04:39 PM
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My wardrobe is perfect except for one detail: An exposed, unfinished edge (pics)

I made one big mistake while building my new wardrobe: I made one of the boards face the wrong direction, causing an unfinished section to be exposed. I painted it white to help hide it, but it’s still pretty obvious.

Is there a way I can make the exposed surface match the other, finished surfaces? The wardrobe is made out of particleboard.

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I tried dismantling the wardrobe, but it’s too late; I already nailed the thin backboard in, and I can’t get those 40 or so nails to come out.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 04:43 PM
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At this point, Bondo, sanding and paint is about all you can do. Doubt you could get edge banding to match or appear seamless along the edges.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 04:53 PM
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Look for a molding. Something like a screen molding would look good.
Something like this would work.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=...32386315679598
 
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Old 07-22-18, 05:59 PM
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They also make rubber t moulding if you wanted to cut a slot in it.
 
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I'd use a filler sanded smooth then prime and paint.
 
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Old 07-23-18, 04:06 AM
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Maybe a narrow strip of Formica ?
 
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Old 07-23-18, 04:31 AM
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Don't know if will stick to your rough edge but they have iron on edge strips. Use some for laundry room cabinet I built several years ago and most is still on.
https://www.google.com/search?q=iron...hrome&ie=UTF-8
 
 

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