After doing a very careful and tedious takeoff on the moldings for a large Colonial-style house, I suspected my computer when it returned a total of over 20,000 linear feet of trim. But after checking and rechecking that my numbers were correct, the same total continued to pop up. So I began concentrating on how my crew was going to miter and cope over three miles of crown molding. I dearly needed some tips that would speed things along in a cost-efficient manner, and went to my crew for advice. This article is really about their ideas. Copious Copes On this project, all the inside joints had to be coped. In a coped joint, one length of molding