OT Carpet install... how to terminate at a threshold

I recently removed a carpet from a hallway. The adjoining rooms still have wall to wall carpet that will now terminate at a previously covered wood (OWWM) threshold. How to I terminate the carpet (cut pile) butting up against a threshold?
Thanks,
Steve
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C & S said:

Normally, a metal carpet edge threshhold has a lip you bend over the edge of the carpet, For wood threshholds, there is a rabbit that covers the carpet edge.
Can you just remove the threshhold that is already in place, cut a 1/4" or so deep rabbit into the lower edge, and replace it, thereby covering and fastening the carpet edge? It might be advisable to either lay a thin carpet tack strip under the edge, imbed downward facing pins to securely hold the carpet edge in place, or staple it into place. (Wouldn't want it slipping out from under the edging/threshhold.) Make sure the carpet tacks don't extend into the carpet far enough that you can feel them when you step on the strip - it hurts bare feet! Hammer the tips over after laying the carpet if necessary.
FWIW,
Greg G.
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On Sat, 2 Oct 2004 19:30:53 -0400, "C & S"

4 more common finishing touches:
1) Fold the edge of the carpet 1" under and tack it onto edge tack-strip (longer tacks which are then hammered down so you don't poke yourself) leaving a carpet edge.
2) Cover with flat aluminum edging and screw 'em down. This gives you a flatter ramp effect.
3) Cover with C-shaped edging on tack strip. This gives you a bumpy metal edge.
4) Make an undercut wooden moulding and tack the carpet down, covering it with the moulding.
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If you don't want to use the standard metal edge that you hammer down or a thin wood strip that you screw down on top of the carpet, then stapling will work. Turn the carpet under (don't have any carpet pad between the carpet and the wood floor in the 1/2 to 3/4 inch that is turned under) and staple right at the edge. If done tightly, you will never know that it is stapled. The same treatment works well with a transition from carpet to vinyl or a transition between to thicknesses or kinds of carpet. We never experienced any unusual wear and no carpet pull up where this was done, although the carpet is ready for replacement due to wear in other parts after many years.
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