Installing Crown Molding - Images 1-8

Careful measurements, accurate angles, and some preassembly make installing crown molding as easy as running baseboard

With the top of the square as the ceiling, the rise of the crown molding is measured to the bottom of the crown.

A gauge block the size of the rise simplifies layout.

Install a stop along the length of your saw base to stabilize crown molding when cutting in position.

The long point of an inside corner is always against the wall or fence.

The short point of an outside corner is always against the wall or fence.

Measure an inside corner by hooking the tape over the long point.

Measure an outside corner by aligning the short point with the edge of the saw fence and hooking the tape over the fence.

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