Cutting crown molding is simple with these tips from Tim Carter. Your crown molding will easily fit any inside or outside corner if you follow Tim's tips. Simple crown molding will be even easier and complex crown molding will be doable.
Fit Crown Molding Into a Corner
When installing baseboards, crown molding ("moulding") and chair rails, it's tempting to cut 45-degree miters at the corners and hope for a sure fit. The problem is that most walls aren't square. Joining two 45-cut molding pieces may give you a square joint, but a square joint ...more
All the dentil molding is on and now it's time to add another layer. Tommy shows how the applied dentil molding looks and how the soffit and quarter round fit over it. He then attaches them to the case. Tommy cleans up the dentil molding with a chisel so it is flush with the q ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to make an inside joint for crown molding. Steps: 1 Make a miter-cut on the end of a length of molding. 2 Take a pencil and darken the leading edge of the mitered end. 3 Cut along darkened edge with a coping saw, angling the b ...more
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In this video, we learn how to install crown molding outside bullnose corners. An outside corner is normally seen as a radius corner. You will need three pieces of molding and move the blade to 22.5 degrees. Put the first piece in flat and then cut it straight down. Then, grab ...more
This video, from Superior Building Supplies, demonstrates the proper technique for cutting the inside corners of crown molding. The presenter suggests downloading several diagrams from the Superior Building Supplies website. These diagrams show the correct position of the mite ...more
Here's a video that shows how to create a square dead end molding for additional design to your household. 1. Take the two pieces of crown molding and move them to the power saw. 2. Set the saw to 45 degrees right and cut a 90 degree outside corner in one of the moldings by se ...more
Tim Carter breaks down the steps to creating 4-cut crown molding corners. Tim's simple explanation truly shows how simple the corners are to make.
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Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to cut crown molding. Steps: 1. To make a scarf joint in the middle of a long run, start by placing the crown molding upside down on miter saw table; hold the molding at the same angle as it will be installed. 2. Set blade at ...more
Why pay a contractor to do projects that, with a little effort and perseverance, you can do yourself? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how install crown molding in a rectangular room by coping your inside corners. For a step-by-step look at the crown molding installation p ...more
Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates a few easy tips to make perfect cuts on wood crown molding, especially in the corners of a room. You have to gave your house looking beautiful, don't you?
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