Molding around Pedestal Desk base

What's the best way to attach a mitered, oak molding around the bottom of a pedestal desk case. The case is plywood and the molding is 3 1/2" wide and 3/4" thick. I expect the molding to get kicked and banged some by a rolling chair. It would be possible to screw from the inside of the case. Would glue be enough? Is 3 1/2" wide enough to be concerned about the wood movement? Thanx - Steve
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Norm might use glue and a few brads. :-)

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And there's nothing wrong with that, either. If you use a pin nailer to hold the piece in place when you glue it up, it works great.
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"a few brads to hold it while the glue dries"...
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The keywords are "plywood case". If the case was real wood, you likely wouldn't be able to get away with glue for the cross-grain situation. Screwing the molding on from the inside of the plywood case is an elegant way to attach this molding if you have the room, as well as glue and brads/finish nails for the normites.
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