If you’re looking to dress up an ordinary room, think about installing crown molding (also spelled moulding). Very few additions make a visual impact like crown molding, which gives a subtle yet elegant design element to any space. And with the proper tools and set up, installation can be easy. While wood is a common choice for crown […]
“To line with boards or paneling,” is how Mr. Webster describes wainscot. Doesn’t sound very exciting, does it? Wainscot, however, can add excitement and set the theme of your home’s decor. Wainscoting, in most instances, is finished off with a variety of moldings and is a great way of creating a true, “custom […]
From Motors and Bases to Bits and Accessories
Coping inside corners conceals unsightly joints.
There’s no reason to have a room if you’re not going to have crown in it.
Choosing and Using Today’s Miter Saws
1. Make sure that each length of crown molding you purchase has the exact same spring angle, width and thickness. Why? Building supply stores purchase their crown (and trim) from several manufactures, each using their on different fabrication standards/tolorances. 2. Always check the square of your saw before you begin. For every degree your saw is […]
How to make a mantel—or an awesome shelf—from Fypon’s new Southwest Collection urethane moldings.
Tips and Tools to Get the Job Done Right
Q: I am installing quarter-round on my new baseboards, what do you use to attach the joints with? Should I use Liquid Nails to glue the 1/4 round down, or is there a better way? A: Quarter-round should be nailed to the base boards only. It is intended to hide gaps between the base and floor. It should […]