COMMUNITY FORUM

BV001822

04:55PM | 08/14/13
Bvmisc
Hi, I'm pulling my hair out over this problem:

I'm cutting an outside corner with 45/45 crown. The angle of the wall is 135°. I've tried cutting 'flat' and 'in position'. I've read and watched videos...I'm guessing my problem is that my miter saw only bevels in one direction....any advice would be much appreciated...thank you!!

BV001831

01:09PM | 08/15/13
go to store and purchase the pre mitered corners- either use them or place them on your miter saw to mark correct angle(s)

David, Moderator

01:51PM | 11/24/13
Member Since: 11/15/13
173 lifetime posts
Even though your miter saw cuts one way you can still cut both ends. It depends on how you position your piece on the saw. If you are using a non-compound saw, some corners will be cut with the bottom resting on the saw body and others will be resting on the fence.
Always place molding on saw as it sits on a wall, sometimes piece will be upside down.

Bob Vila: how to for crown molding http://www.bobvila.com/articles/bob-vila-radio-crown-molding/

Good luck
David
writer@ www.fixupthishouse.com
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Oversize windows let the outside in, even in a cozy cottage bathroom like this one. A roller screen and wraparound shower ... Built on a rocky island in the Drina River, near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia, this wooden house was cobbled together ... Large steel-framed windows flood the interior of this remodeled Michigan barn with daylight. The owners hired Northworks A... Edging formed with upside-down wine bottles is a refreshing change. Cleverly and artistically involving recycled materials... A Washington State couple called on BC&J Architects to transform their 400-square-foot boathouse into a hub for family bea... Similar to the elevated utensil concept, hanging your pots and pans from a ceiling-mounted rack keeps them nearby and easy... Few projects are more fun than upcycling a vintage piece in a surprising way. Outfitted with a sink and a delicately tiled... The thyme growing between these stepping stones adds a heady fragrance to strolls along this lush, low-maintenance garden ... Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book page... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Reluctant to throw away any of those unidentified keys in your junk drawer? Hang them from a few chains attached to a simp... A stripped-down model, sans screened porch, starts out at $79,000. Add the porch, a heated floor for the bath, and all the... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1