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I need some ideas for the transition trim. I don't want it too tall. I have kids and don't want them to trip over it.

Transition between rooms

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    Hello, and welcome to Stack Exchange. A diagram or a picture showing how tall the flooring is on either side relative to the center would really help. – Daniel Griscom Nov 23 '16 at 12:19
  • You say your plywood is too "tall" (I'd use the word "thick", but hey); have you considered buying plywood of a different thickness? If you need the same thickness for both edges, it should be fairly easy. If one of your flooring types has a different thickness of lip to the other, then it becomes a bit more difficult. – AndyT Nov 23 '16 at 12:32
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    Run a straightedge from the high plane out over the low plane and tell us what the difference is. It's impossible to tell what we're seeing here. – isherwood Nov 23 '16 at 16:55
  • What flooring is going on either side? Are the two floor coverings of equal thickness? – Sean Nov 23 '16 at 17:23
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Usual practice is to bridge the gap with a slightly raised threshold board, sloped on one of both sides, rabbeted underneath to account for the higher floor. I have two such in sight right now.

  • Please post a photo for the OP's convenience. – wallyk Nov 24 '16 at 1:03
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    I believe this is actually a duplicate, and pix (including mine) were posted on the previous instance ... But I haven't tracked it down yet. – keshlam Nov 24 '16 at 2:06

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