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.
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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
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
Installing molding in your home, is a great way to add character and elegance for an inexpensive price. Whether it's base or crown molding, it's a great option for your home and a good way to help bring up the value of it as well. In this video tutorial, discover what it takes ...more
Gary Katz, contributing editor to Fine Homebuilding and author of many carpentry books and videos, demonstrates how to set up a miter saw to cut crown molding. Lots of people say it's difficult, but Gary gives you the tricks to make it a snap! Set up a miter saw to cut crown m ...more
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
If you're looking to dress up an ordinary room, think about installing crown molding (also spelled moulding). Very few additions make a visual impact like crown molding, which gives a subtle yet elegant design element to any space. And with the proper tools and set up, install ...more
Installing crown molding is easy with a few tips. AsktheBuilder host Tim Carter shares some tips to make installing crown molding easy. It really can be simple to get perfect cuts each time.
Some good crown molding can make any room really pop. In this video, Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com takes us through the basics of crown molding. He shows us a few examples, and walks us through installing it.
In this tutorial, we learn how to cut crown molding perfectly for your home. First, you will need to determine what spring angle your crown molding is. It comes in 38 degrees, 45 degrees, and 52 degrees. If you buy the wrong kind, it will not match your crown molding and will ...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
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut a scarf joint in crown molding and coving. Scarf joint is simply two flat planes meeting on an angle relative to the axis of the stock being joined. Users will need a magic miter. The magic miter is a miter box for cutting miter ...more
Tim Carter demonstrates how to cut crown molding properly. Easy tips and tricks lead to quality cuts and results.
Tim Carter explains how to put crown molding on your kitchen cabinets. This video explains how installing the molding can help increase the value of your home.
In this how to video learn to install crown molding. This step by step guide shows you an easy way to add a lot of value to your home.
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.
Learn the basics of how to install a crown molding to your ceilings.
Tim Carter, of AsktheBuilder, demonstrates how to position crown molding in a miter saw for perfect cuts every time.
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?
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
dewalttv teaches you how to cut nested crown molding with a DEWALT miter saw. The advantage of this position is that it doesn't require a bevel angle. The bottom of the molding should be placed against the fence. To cut the right piece, set the miter to 45 degrees to the left ...more
This is a how to video that explains how to do the difficult task of cutting crown molding and how to do it with tools you have laying around, a ladder and a saw horse as a support, and a miter saw. The author of this video explains that if the molding sags then it will not cu ...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
Why throw away all that perfectly good molding when you can reuse in another project? Learn how to remove molding neatly so you can reuse it later with this home remodeling tutorial. With the tips from this how to video you can recycle your molding.
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
Love chess, but hate having to stop in the middle of a game when you don't have time to finish? This DIY vertical chess set made by Redditor pigthunder will ensure you never have to abandon a game again. It hangs on the wall, so you can pick up where you left off anytime. Here ...more
This video shows the viewer how to repair a section of damaged molding surrounding a door or window. The method shown uses WD40 and polyester resin. Firstly an undamaged section of the molding is sprayed with WD40 and then covered in resin. Once the resin has hardened the WD40 ...more
Eagle Lake Woodworking, hosted by John Nixon, offers great do-it-yourself guides for building your own furniture, especially in the American Arts and Crafts style, and turning your garage into an amateur woodshop. Search Eagle Lake on WonderHowTo for more carpentry tutorial vi ...more
Adding crown molding can not only add style but it can also add value to your home. Exciting new options make installing chair rails and molding even easier for DIYers. Watch this how to video to learn how to decorate with and install interior molding.
In this tutorial, we learn how to install crown molding to your room. First, choose the right size and style of molding for the room, then measure your room to find out how much you need. After this, you will need to buy a saw to cut the molding when you're ready to install. A ...more
This video teaches you a couple of tricks on installing crown molding, base boards, and casing. The tutorial advises the use of a negative rake blade to ensure a smooth cut. As always, you'll want to measure twice and cut once, but as far as your limbs go, don't cut those at a ...more
In this video, we learn how to update your living room. First, you can paint your living room with premium colors to give it a richer look. Crown molding will also change the look of the room after you paint. Window treatments will also give your home a nicer look, adding in d ...more
There are numerous tools that can be added to a collection that make house projects so easy to complete. One of those tools is a router. This device is perfect for making your own crown molding, grooves, and indents. But carrying it can be a pain. So in this tutorial you'll f ...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
Bring some detail to your living room ceiling not only with crown molding, but a ceiling medallion! In this video, Ron Hazelton goes over how to install a ceiling madallion and tips and tricks to get it done quickly and efficiently. Ron Hazleton is a DIY home improvement mast ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to make miters. Steps: 1. Use traditional wooden miter box and backsaw for making simple 45- and 90-degree miter cuts. 2. Lay molding in box and hold it tight against back fence. 3. Set saw in appropriate slots, and make cut w ...more
Who needs diamonds or pearls when you can make beautiful jewelry from flowers you find growing right in your own backyard? You will need: a bunch of daisies, roughly 25, including stems, and a lovely spot for making your chain, a plastic knife, and other flowers like pansies ...more
In this how-to video series, learn the three M's of crown moulding installation projects - choosing the right materials, accurately measuring your moulding, and using your mitre saw to cut for an exact fit. Crown moulding can add a beautiful touch into your home. Watch this vi ...more
More handy shelving ideas from home improvement expert, Danny Lipford. See how to expand your garage shelving in this video tutorial. While the garage is a great place for storage, it often becomes cluttered, making it hard to find what you need. Here are some easy projects t ...more
Bob Schmidt from Home Remodel Workshop demonstrates how to frame a wall 16 inches on center. His tutorial is especially helpful, so pay attention to his tips, tricks, and specific techniques. When laying out a top and bottom plate for a typical wall a framing square is usuall ...more
Vacuum the floor and make sure that the surface is clean and free from anything sticking up out of the floor. This is important so that there are no uneven areas when you start laying the laminate flooring. Roll out the under lament on the clean floor. Smooth it out so there ...more
Christmas sweaters are one of those anomalies that everyone complains about, yet so many are sold every year that someone has to like them (kind of like fruitcake). Whether you're keeping tradition for tradition's sake, or secretly you actually enjoy ugly sweaters (we won't te ...more
Snapshot: 12w08a brings us a few nice things a few things I'm not so sure about and a few things I just hope Mojang doesn't incorporate into the next official update. First thing I like is UPSIDE DOWN STAIRS!!!!! Finally jeshhh. If you target the underside of a block you can ...more
I assume at this point you have already completed your control panel using Part 1 of this How To guide. Now, if you are anything like me, you couldn't fight the urge to play, and you have your panel sitting on saw horses in the living room. Depending on your situation, your s ...more
To make quick and easy cornbread in a truck, the host only needs jiffy corn muffin mix, egg beaters instead of whole eggs, and a little bit of milk. The ingredients are combined in a bowl, then poured into a disposable baking tin. A Crockpot is used in place of a traditional o ...more
In this video we learn how to make a mummy cake. We will need candy melts, eyeball mold, edible markers, a cake that has a crown on it, buttercream frosting, white fondant, sugar veil frosting, brown petal dust, a decorator brush, a cake round covered in foil, spatulas and kni ...more
This how to video shows you how to style your hair like Zac Efron with American Crew molding clay. You will need the clay mentioned and a brush. First, comb your hair so that you have side swept bangs. Use a straightening iron on your hair if it is very curly and textured. Nex ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to choose a proper bicycle helmet. They are the most important safety equipment a cyclist owns. Picking the right helmet starts with understanding what a helmet consists of. The micro shell is the thin tough layer that covers and protec ...more
You can make your own vampire fangs at home! Or any type of creature fang, really. You'll need to make a mold of your teeth first, which you can do easily by biting into non-toxic clay. Then you can use craft acrylic to mold the fangs to fit your teeth.
Michael Weisner demonstrates his method of drawing a Victorian house. He uses a pencil or Sharpie marker, paper, and a T-square to get perfectly straight lines. First he draws the base of the house, and then marks the roof lines. He draws double lines to create the look of cro ...more
World's biggest skateboard. World's dumbest skateboard. Whichever you find most fitting. You pick. Crowned by the Guinness Book Of World Records as the world's biggest, Joe Ciaglia and California Skateparks' creation stands at 3 feet 7 1/2 inches tall, 8 feet 8 inches wide an ...more
Just bought a pair of costume vampire fangs, and confused as to how to make them fit on your teeth? This tutorial shows you how you create the mold (focusing on Scarecrow brand fangs) and attach them securely to your teeth. Rawr!
Chocolate is undeniably a food fit for the gods, with it sumptuously silky texture, bittersweet flavor, and health benefits (not that gods need to worry about getting sick). But chocolate's flavor can be even further enhanced by pairing it with other foodstuffs like strawberr ...more
Your tanks and your tees aren't fitting just right, don't throw them away or toss them in a storage box just yet. Grab some scissors and cut that sucker up, then mold it in a better fitting, unique and cute shirt. The easiest part is simply slicing up the back up the shirt, bu ...more
This video will show you how you can come out of the shower with wet hair and have a wavy style and volume in minutes. If you use Herbal Essence, 'It's a curl thing' and a conditioner it will naturally start the hair curling process. Part and blow-dry mainly the roots of your ...more
If you want to install laminate flooring on your stairs I would recommend that you do a lot of research and find the information you will need to do it correctly. Installing laminate flooring on stairs can be tedious and time consuming and is a lot different than installing la ...more
Installing a T Mold Transition Between Laminate and Ceramic Tile There are several different types of laminate transitions that you may need when installing laminate flooring. Each one is used specifically for where the laminate flooring ends, such as where the laminate stops ...more
Learn how to choose soccer cleats. If you’re a soccer player, you know how important a good pair of cleats are. They’re everything. You Will Need * A sports store * Soccer socks Step 1. Go to sporting goods store Go to a sporting goods or soccer store. Step 2. Pick out a ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to bleach your teeth for really cheap. First, buy the Plus White teeth whitener kit from a store or online. Once you have the whitening kit, grab plastic teeth molds and see how they fit in your teeth. Once you do this, add some of the whitening ...more
Earbuds have always been a problem for me. Maybe I have abnormally shaped ears, but when I go running, my iPod Shuffle earbuds are a chronic distraction, always popping out. With the iPod Shuffle, you're bound by the Apple brand earbuds, as the controls are on the headphones r ...more