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Use SketchUp to Figure Crown Moulding Compound Miter Angles

Use SketchUp to Figure Crown Moulding Compound Miter Angles

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In Quick and Slick: Crown Moulding with SketchUp I mentioned showing how to use SketchUp to figure in-depth information for specific crown moulding profiles. This session of The Digital Jobsite shows just that: import your crown profile with the Photo Match feature, extrude it (using methods from the Quick and Slick blog post) then calculate compound miter settings for any corner angle. Note: This is a rather complex, in-depth process, not for the faint of heart...

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Coffered Ceiling

Coffered Ceiling

This was a project that would have been more difficult if it were not for the article in Fine Homebuilding on "Coffered Ceilings".  Made of poplar crown, baseboard, finger jointed trim boards...

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Miter Saw Stand

Miter Saw Stand

This is my miter saw stand. It uses a Rockler shop stand (18" x 24" which is 1/8" thick steel and very heavy duty) which I then modified as you see. The wings fold up/down for easy storing or for...

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SawGear: Automatic Length Measuring for Your Miter Saw

SawGear: Automatic Length Measuring for Your Miter Saw

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The SawGear is an aftermarket addition to your chop saw that allows you to make precisely measured cuts with a keypad instead of a tape measure.

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Border French Necaise Woodworking & Carpentry

Border French Necaise Woodworking & Carpentry

Border French Necaise Woodworking & Carpentry was founded upon the dreams and experience of do it yourself home Craftmans, creating, designing. building their own kitchen and bathroom...

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Crown Molding: Mitering vs. Coping. Which Do You Do?

Crown Molding: Mitering vs. Coping. Which Do You Do?

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When it comes to installing crown molding it's all about seamless transitions. In order to get great looking crown, trim carpenters either miter or cope their inside corners. Two pros who have installed miles of crown molding weigh in on which technique is best.

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The no-swear approach to cutting crown molding

The no-swear approach to cutting crown molding

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I once had a “Do-It-Yourself” type of customer who was remodeling his kitchen and had refinished the floors, installed face-frame cabinets, and set a laminate countertop. But when it came...

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Two tools for tight miters

Two tools for tight miters

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Not every tool that you read about in this blog will be brand-spankin’ new. That’s because some of the best tools have been around for years, but they aren’t commercially marketed...

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Mantel-making

Mantel-making

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Here are a few shots of a mantel that I made. Some moldings are custom, some are stock millwork at the local home center. Unfortunately, I didn't snap any photos once I added the top shelf and...

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