The proper size of crown molding depends on the height of the ceiling. The height of the molding should be bigger for higher ceiling heights. For example, if a ceiling is 8 feet high, use crown molding that is 2.5 to 6 i... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

In order to cut crown molding into angles, first place the molding in a miter box upside down with the molding against the sides and bottom of the box like it is against the ceiling and wall. Cut a 45-degree angle into t... More » Home & Garden Doors, Windows, & Locks

Add crown moulding to cabinets by nailing it to wood mounting strips placed around the front and sides of the top of the cabinets. This project requires a miter saw, a finish nailer and air compressor, crown moulding, mo... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry
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To cut a 90-degree inside corner in crown molding, use a coping or miter saw to cut one piece at a 90-degree angle and another at a 45-degree angle with the lower edge longer than the upper. Cutting the upper edge longer... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Installing crown molding around a kitchen cabinet involves obtaining the cabinet measurements, installing a wood strip on top of the cabinet, cutting the moldings to the cabinet measurements, nailing the molding on the w... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

To miter crown molding, set the miter and bevel angle of a compound miter saw as required. Cut the left inside and right outside corners and right inside and left outside corners of the molding by positioning it appropri... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry