How to Hang Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets - Ask This Old House
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This page book contains over color photographs and illustrations with easy-to-understand instructions. Create inexpensive decorative crown molding shelves, fireplace mantels, crown molding cornices, and shadow boxes. Create beautiful multi-sided birdhouses, gazebos and flowerpots. Master any compound miter angle. This is the only book that you will find anywhere that actually tells the novice do-it-yourself person the exact miter and blade tilt settings to easily cut any compound miter joint. Tools, you will easily be able to cut and install all of the crown molding and trim in your home.
Have you ever wished that you could have beautifully installed crown molding and trim in your home but you simply cannot afford the cost of hiring a professional? Of course, the best solution would be to do it yourself. Almost every do-it-yourselfer becomes intimidated though, because there is so much confusion about how to cut the perfect-fitting compound miter joint. There are literally hundreds of gadgets and special tools available for cutting crown molding or trim, and they all claim to be the answer. In reality, almost all of these tools have limitations as to their applications. Not knowing these limitations can cause total disaster for the do-it- yourselfer. By using the correct tools and methods, however, you can save thousands of dollars by installing your own crown molding and trim in your spare time.
Example of a self-returned end. Crown moulding can be cut with a compound miter saw, a standard miter saw and even with a table saw. Obtain a "compound miter saw" and follow the directions which come with the saw. This saw tilts, angles and slides to make compound cuts. This option is better for large mouldings that will not fit in an ordinary miter saw.