13 tips for installing crown molding
Manufacturers have individual standards and tolerances for fabricating molding and trim. Building supply stores usually buy molding and trim from several companies, so double-check that each piece you buy is the same.
Always check the square of your saw before you begin cutting the molding. For every degree your saw is out of whack, you will have twice the errors for each joint you cut.
The easiest way to cut crown molding is with the piece lying face up and flat using a compound miter saw — although some cuts for sloped ceilings cannot be done with a miter saw.
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