Cover an architrave

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How would people suggest I cover up the architrave in the photo below? I dont want to see it all, I'd like a totally flush door. Any special filler or will it just crack?

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Architraves exist to hide the gap where the plaster and timber meet, They are dynamic gaps and will be prone to cracking. At a push, you could use a MS polymer to fill the gap but it would be really difficult to fill it flush.
 
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just to clarify what is missing is the architraves so iff you install architraves they will cover the gap as opps says
 
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just to clarify what is missing is the architraves so iff you install architraves they will cover the gap as opps says

Yes but I don't want any architrave. I'm doing a wood paneled wall, the squares pattern. I'll just make sure the timber planks act as the architrave. (I did want a different spacing).
 
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you will still have an edge to Finnish where expansion and contraction may show through cracking or displacement
as in you may get a flush level frame and panel edge that with time may overlap or shrink short by say 3mm
 
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Thanks, I did wonder about the edge of it. I did think of having the MDF strip fixed to the plaster surface and floating over the frame so to speak. Then they'll be a seem on the inside of the frame
 

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Even on on a panelled wall, surely you will need some kind of trim on the edge? You could stain a strip to match the panels.
 

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