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
Make Your Own Crown Molding
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
You're already spending a ton of money on your dress and everything else for prom, so why spend even more on getting your hair done? You can make sure you look beautiful for your special day at home and still look like a million bucks! In this tutorial, curl your hair in a Hol ...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
If your photo albums are older than you can remember and have yellowing, ripped pages and photos askew, then we can bet that your photos aren't in good condition. So save your prized memories and keep them looking great for future generations by organizing them neatly into a p ...more
This how-to video shows viewers how to create their own custom paint job at home by yourself. The segment is a continuous video in fast forward. The video explains how to do everything from taking molding off, sanding the old paint, fixing the dents with bondo, to the actual s ...more
This video shows you how to make a flexible mold using Amazing Molding Putty. You can make molds of just about anything that has the desired shape and texture you want. The putty comes in two parts that are kneaded together. Take a piece of each part that is equal to about ha ...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.
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
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
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
Have you got royal wedding fever? Are you ready to get up at four in the morning to watch the ceremony? You should be wearing a crown of your own! Learn how to make a fun and easy crown out of paper.
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
Not sure what to be next Halloween? A princess is a classic choice. Whether you’re making a costume for your little girl, or want to feel like royalty yourself, a princess costume is always in style. You Will Need: • A party dress • Craft or fabric glue • Rhinestones and c ...more
In this video Jack in the Net shows how to grow your own pineapple using just the crown. Find a nice firm, strong pineapple with no brown leaves. With a very sharp knife, cut straight through about an inch down from the crown. Then trim the flesh all the way around, leaving on ...more
Laminate flooring is easy to clean and is a great way to spruce up a room. With yourlist of items in hand and a little bit of elbow grease you can have new floors in no time. Don't forget: measure twice, cut one. Sidestep expensive labor costs by installing your own laminate ...more
Okay, so watching "The Princess Diaries" gave us something of a princess complex. Come on, what girl doesn't want to own her own country (however small and fake), have Julie Andrews as her grandma, and be driven to even trivial places like the nail salon in a limo? Sounds good ...more
Mochi seems to be everywhere these days: as a topping at your local frozen yogurt shop, in ice cream balls (the green tea ones are heaven), and as colorful treats all over Instagram. It seems like mocha mania is in full force! Traditionally, it takes quite a bit of effort to ...more
For me, the worst thing about makeup has always been taking it off. It's always that one last thing you have to do before you go to bed, and if you don't, you instantly regret it when you wake up. When you're tired, makeup removing wipes are a godsend because they're so quick. ...more
If I could survive on one food for the rest of my life, it would be pizza. The irresistible smell of baking pizza instantly makes me feel both comforted... and hungry! While frozen pizza can satisfy your cravings, using fresh dough to make your own pizza is definitely much mo ...more
This video is a tutorial on using Amazing Mold Putty to make texture sheets for use with polymer clay.
If there ever was a day to eat green candy, St. Patrick's Day would be it. But is there something better than the banality of green candy swarming the streets on St. Patty's Day? Yes—glowing green candy, and Instructables user BrittLiv wants us to show you how it's done. She ...more
With thousands of beauty companies out there, we can generally find at least one lipstick shade that makes us look more dazzling than New Year's Eve. But sometimes, whether you need to match your lipstick to your dress or just can't seem to find The One, you need a specific co ...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
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
Looking to give a personalized gift for a birthday or for the holidays? How about a personalized bar of soap, specific to your friend or family's style? In this episode of ThreadBangers's Decor It Yourself, Meg visits Bobbie Thomas, an editor for the "Today Show" and learns ho ...more
Ready to get into custom hat-making? Be your own milliner, with the tips from this video fashion lesson. In this video episode, Rob and Corinne hook up with Hat make Victor Osborne for a super DIY lesson on how to make Hat Molds on the cheap. Threadbanger is one of WonderHowT ...more
Alright, let's be honest, blues guitarists can get stuck in a riff rut and then everyone ends up singing the blues. In this video, Robert Renman shows you how to break out of the mold and bring some life into your licks. Using the A Minor blues scale, Robert shows you how to c ...more
Check out this video tutorial on how to fiberglass a mold layup for car subwoofer speakers. If you want the best fiberglass subwoofer box, this mold layup will get you there. Just follow these car audio instructions to get a booming audio system in you vehicle. If you ever wan ...more
This sculpture and candy making video will show you how to make your own sculpted silicone candy mold. This process uses Sculpy/Fimo, Amazing Mold Putty, and white chocolate for casting custom candies! This video is really good for ice cubes and jell-o too!
Did you know there are two ways to complete the French braid? There is the normal way, in which the braid comes out on top of your hair, and there is the inside out way, in which you braid your hair underneath the surface of your hair to create a less voluminous look. Both ar ...more