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Mastering Complex Crown

A multiple-piece cornice adds sumptuous detail

A multilayered crown molding can add depth, detail, and elegance to a formal room. The trick is to spend time on design and layout, then build a solid foundation. Author Joe Milicia and his crew spend their days trimming out high-end houses in the New York City suburbs, and has plenty of techniques for design, layout, materials, and construction.

Want to learn even more? FineHomebuilding.com Members can learn how to create mock-ups, build jigs for cutting and coping, cope inside corners, and seamlessly install crown molding by watching our series Video Workshop: Installing Built-Up Crown Molding with Tucker Windover.

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