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What do i do to cut inside/outside corners for crown molding

Can't seem to get right corners cut accurately using mitre box

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  • lfaspeak May 03, 2009

    is what i need called 45 degree face cut? do you mean that the product i purchased can't do what i need it to do??? there is slot for 45 face cut...but i have no idea where i put the molding to even cut it...



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It is very hard to make proper cuts with one of these.

You may want to buy a power miter saw.

You would be better off marking your 45 degree angle and cutting it freehand.

If you angle your saw a little the face will look like it matches up better.

If you need more help post a comment.


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Assuming the crown molding fits against the wall and the ceiling with a triangular hollow behind the molding, when you cut it, the molding has to seat in the joint in the miter box the same way it will seat between the ceiling and the wall at the top of your room. You put it in there upside down with the floor of the miter box taking the place of the ceiling and the back wall being the wall.
Your miter box may not be deep enough to do this properly if you have a wide crown molding.

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This Product Has it's Good and bad points, but I was disappointed that there wasn't a template that showed which hole would give me what Angle.

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